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Introducing The Yext Building in NYC

Yext Partners with New York State to Promote Technology Job Growth with New 142,500 square-foot Global Headquarters. Yext’s investment in new headquarters expected to top […]

29 Apr, 2019

Industry veteran, Skip Schipper, joins Yext as Chief People Officer

Yext today announced the addition of Brian "Skip" Schipper to its executive team. Schipper will serve as Chief People Officer, leading global human resources and recruiting. Schipper brings over 30 years of human resources experience to the company. Before Yext, he led global human resources at tech giants such as Twitter, Groupon and Cisco.

23 May, 2016

Yext founders give back to Thomas Jefferson High School to support STEM education

Today, Yext announced a donation to the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology to support students pursuing a STEM education. Yext’s gift will be used to support the school's "Yext computer systems lab," where senior students can conduct independent study in computer systems and software. This donation has particular meaning for several founding members of Yext, including Howard Lerman, CEO, Tom DIxon, COO, Sean MacIsaac, CTO, and Alok Bhushan, EVP of Finance, because they met for the first time as students at TJ high school. They are proud to give back to the school they credit for their early passion for technology and ultimate success as entrepreneurs in the tech industry.

10 May, 2016

Wendi Sturgis named Chair of Georgia Tech’s Advisory Board

We’re proud to share today that Wendi Sturgis, Yext's Chief Customer Officer, has been named Chair of the Georgia Tech Advisory Board (GTAB). A Georgia Tech graduate with a BSc degree in Industrial Management, Wendi is passionate about strengthening the school’s engineering programme and supporting younger generations, particularly women, to pursue careers in tech.

4 May, 2016