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Yext Inc (YEXT.N)

YEXT.N on New York Stock Exchange

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20 Apr 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Walrath

41 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Brian Distelburger

38 President, Co-Founder, Director

James Steele

61 2017 President and Chief Revenue Officer

Howard Lerman

37 Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director

Steven Cakebread

65 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Tom Dixon

36 2017 Chief Technology Officer

Tamar Yehoshua

52 2017 Director

Phillip Fernandez

57 2016 Independent Director

Jesse Lipson

39 2012 Independent Director

Julie Richardson

55 2015 Independent Director

Andrew Sheehan

58 2008 Independent Director

James Hart

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Walrath

Mr. Michael Walrath is Independent Chairman of the Board of Yext, Inc. He has served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since March 2011 and has served as a director since November 2009. Mr. Walrath was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Right Media, an online advertising company, from January 2003 until its acquisition by Yahoo! in 2007. Mr. Walrath sits on the boards of directors of a number of private software and media companies. Mr. Walrath holds a B.A. in English from the University of Richmond.

Brian Distelburger

Mr. Brian Distelburger is President, Co-Founder, Director of Yext Inc, Inc. He is Co-Founder and President and has also served as a member of our Board of Directors since our inception in 2006. Prior to co-founding Yext, Mr. Distelburger founded and served as a senior manager of a privately held software company. From September 2012 until its sale in April 2016, Mr. Distelburger also served as chairman of the board of directors of Food Genius, Inc., a privately held food service data provider. Mr. Distelburger also serves on the Cornell Entrepreneurship Advisory Council. Mr. Distelburger holds a Bachelor's degree from Cornell University.

James Steele

Mr. James W. Steele is President and Chief Revenue Officer of the company since January 2017. He joined our Board of Directors in November 2016 and subsequently resigned from our Board of Directors in connection with his hiring in January 2017. Mr. Steele previously served as the President of InsideSales.com, a privately held provider of sales acceleration platforms, from January 2015 until January 2017. Prior to that time, from 2002 to December 2014, Mr. Steele served in various positions at Salesforce, including as the Chief Customer Officer and the President of Worldwide Sales, and before that he served in various management positions for more than 20 years at IBM, a technology and consulting company. Mr. Steele has also served as a member of the board of directors of Instructure, a publicly held software company, since October 2016 and also served as a member of the board of directors of IntraLinks Holdings, a publicly held software company, from September 2016 until its acquisition by Synchronoss Technologies in January 2017. Mr. Steele holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University.

Howard Lerman

Mr. Howard Lerman is Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Director of the Company. He is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer and has also served as a member of our Board of Directors since our inception in 2006. Prior to co-founding Yext, Mr. Lerman founded and served as a senior manager of several privately held software companies. Since 2014, Mr. Lerman has also served as Co-Founder and Chairman of Confide, a privately held electronic messaging service. Mr. Lerman is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and holds a B.A. in History from Duke University. Our Board of Directors believes that Mr. Lerman's knowledge of our company as a Co-Founder and as a thought leader in the digital knowledge industry allows him to make valuable contributions to the Board of Directors.

Steven Cakebread

Mr. Steven Cakebread is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He has served as our Chief Financial Officer since October 2014. Prior to joining Yext, Mr. Cakebread served in various senior executive roles, including as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer of D-Wave Systems, a quantum computing company, from March 2013 to September 2014 and as Chief Financial Officer of Pandora Media Inc., a provider of personalized internet radio and music discovery service, from March 2010 to December 2012. From 2009 to March 2010, Mr. Cakebread was a Principal with J. Stevens & Co. LLC, a consulting company. From February 2009 to December 2009, Mr. Cakebread served as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Xactly Corporation, a provider of on-demand sales performance management software. Mr. Cakebread also served as President and Chief Strategy Officer of Salesforce, a customer relationship management service provider, from March 2008 to February 2009, and as Chief Financial Officer of Salesforce from May 2002 to March 2008. Mr. Cakebread has served on the board of directors of ServiceSource International, Inc., a publicly held revenue lifecycle management software company, since 2010. He previously served as a member of the boards of directors of Solar Winds from January 2008 to February 2016, Care.com from December 2013 to November 2014 and eHealth from June 2006 to June 2012. Mr. Cakebread holds a B.S. in Business from the University of California, Berkeley, and a M.B.A. from Indiana University.

Tom Dixon

Mr. Tom Dixon is Chief Technology Officer of Yext, Inc. He has served as our Chief Technology Officer since February 2017 and served as our Chief Operating Officer from February 2010 until February 2017. Prior to joining Yext, Mr. Dixon co-founded several private software companies, including justatip.com and Intwine, and also served as the Chief Information Officer at Datran Media following its acquisition by Intwine. Mr. Dixon holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Princeton University.

Tamar Yehoshua

Ms. Tamar Yehoshua is Director of the company. She is a vice president of product management in the Search team at Google, Inc. Prior to joining Google in 2010, Tamar served as vice president for advertising technology at A9, an Amazon company, from 2005-2010, and director of engineering from 2004-2005. She previously served in senior engineering leadership roles at Reasoning, Inc. from 2002-2004, and Noosh, Inc. from 1999-2002. Ms. Yehoshua also served as a member of the board of directors of RetailMeNot, Inc., an online provider of coupon services formerly listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, from December 2015 until its sale in May 2017 to Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. Ms. Yehoshua holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Phillip Fernandez

Mr. Phillip M. Fernandez is Independent Director of the company since October 2016. Mr. Fernandez co-founded Marketo, an engagement marketing company, where he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the board of directors from January 2006 until its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners in August 2016. In January 2017, Mr. Fernandez joined Shasta Ventures as a Venture Partner. Mr. Fernandez has served as a member of the board of directors of PTC, a computer software company, since February 2016 and was a member of the board of directors of TIBCO Software, a publicly held software company, from June 2014 to December 2014, when it was acquired by Vista Equity Partners. Mr. Fernandez holds a B.A. in History from Stanford University.

Jesse Lipson

Mr. Jesse D. Lipson is Independent Director of the company since August 2012. Mr. Lipson has served as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services at Citrix, a network software company, since January 2016. Prior to that time, Mr. Lipson was Chief Executive Officer of ShareFile, a network software company, from 2005 to 2011, when it was acquired by Citrix. Mr. Lipson held various leadership positions with Citrix between October 2011 and his appointment as Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services in January 2016. Mr. Lipson holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Duke University. Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Lipson's extensive experience as an entrepreneur in the technology industry makes him a qualified member of our Board of Directors.

Julie Richardson

Ms. Julie G. Richardson is Independent Director of the company since May 2015. From November 2012 to October 2014, Ms. Richardson was a Senior Adviser to Providence Equity Partners LLC, a global asset management firm. From April 2003 to November 2012, Ms. Richardson was a Partner and managing director at Providence Equity, a private equity investment fund, and oversaw its New York office. Prior to Providence Equity, Ms. Richardson served as Global Head of JP Morgan's Telecom, Media and Technology Group, and was previously a managing director in Merrill Lynch & Co.'s investment banking group. Ms. Richardson has served on the board of directors of The Hartford Financial Group, a publicly held insurance and financial services company, since January 2014, VEREIT, a publicly held real estate investment operating property company, since April 2015, and Arconic, a publicly held materials manufacturing company, since November 2016. Ms. Richardson previously served on the board of directors of Stream Global Services, Inc. from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Richardson holds a B.B.A from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Our Board of Directors has determined that Ms. Richardson's financial skills and investment management and financial services experience make her a qualified member of our Board of Directors.

Andrew Sheehan

Mr. Andrew T. Sheehan is Independent Director of the company since May 2008. Mr. Sheehan has been a managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures, a venture capital firm, since 2007. Mr. Sheehan has also been a managing director of Tippet Venture Partners, L.P., a venture capital firm, since 2014. Mr. Sheehan has served on the board of directors of Quinstreet, a publicly held marketing technology company, since February 2017. Mr. Sheehan also serves on the boards of directors of a number of private companies in the technology industry. Mr. Sheehan holds a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College and a M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. Our Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Sheehan's leadership experience, expertise as a venture capital investor and knowledge regarding the technology industry make him a qualified member of our Board of Directors.

James Hart