Brian 'Skip' Schipper

Brian 'Skip' Schipper

Chief People Officer

Brian ‘Skip’ Schipper serves as Yext’s Chief People Officer, responsible for overseeing the people and organisation strategy to help the company scale its team, build on the company’s great employee experience and grow its global business. Before Yext, Schipper led HR at Twitter, Groupon, Cisco and DoubleClick.

Schipper has over thirty years’ HR and broader administration leadership experience, mainly in the technology industry in global companies at all stages of growth, and he has worked both in and outside the US.

Schipper has a BA from Hope College and an MBA from Michigan State University. He serves as a Director on the boards of DHI, Inc. [NYSE:  DHX] and GuideSpark.