September 27, 2016 8:48 PM ET

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Company Overview of Yext, Inc.

Company Overview

Yext, Inc. operates a digital location management platform that provides business location information to mobile consumers across a network of applications, maps, directories, search engines, and social media partners. Its digital location management software allows businesses to manage their online presence, engage their customers, and maximize visits to their locations. The company offers PowerListings that allows companies to control their listings across various global partners; Pages that enables businesses to turn their site visitors into store visitors; and Xone, a mobile audience engagement product that gives brick and mortar businesses a way to serve their customers during in-store ...

1 Madison Avenue

5th Floor

New York, NY 10010

United States

Founded in 2006





Key Executives for Yext, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Co-Founder, President and Director
Co-Founder and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 64
Chief Operating Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Yext, Inc. Key Developments

Yext Expands Operations Across Northern Europe; Appoints Jon Buss as Managing Director of the UK and Northern Europe

Yext announced that it has expanded its operations across Northern Europe in response to the strong demand for its Location Cloud technology. This expansion represents a major milestone for the company, which is already used by more than 800,000 business locations around the world to manage their location data. The company added Jon Buss as Managing Director of the UK and Northern Europe. Buss brings with him 20 years’ experience in starting, acquiring, and managing both start-ups and large international businesses. Most recently, Buss helped drive 300% revenue growth at Criteo, the global leader in performance display advertising. Prior to Criteo, Buss, held senior roles at Experian including Managing Director of the Digital division.

Yext Names Ho Shin as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Yext announced that Ho Shin has joined the company's executive team as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Shin was most recently General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer of Millennial Media, where he helped guide the company through its international expansion, initial public offering, and follow-on offering through the company's sale to Verizon/Aol. Shin has also served as a member of the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory on matters involving data privacy and integrity. Prior to that role, he was General Counsel of, where he participated in the acquisition and integration of numerous companies — negotiating and launching international joint ventures and other corporate counseling.

Yext, Inc. Announces Opening of Chicago Office to Accommodate the Continued Growth of its Customer Base in the Midwest

Yext, Inc. announced it has opened a Chicago office to accommodate the continued growth of its customer base in the Midwest. Yext's new office, located at 500 W. Madison, will serve as a hub for the company's expanding customer base, increase local support for current users, and accelerate the development of partnership opportunities. Yext's Chicago operation currently employs over 15 location data management experts, who join the growing team of over 500 employees located around the world.

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