Yext Appoints Tom Nielsen as Chief Revenue Officer

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yext, Inc. (NYSE: YEXT), The Answers Company, today announced that Tom Nielsen has joined Yext as chief revenue officer to accelerate and scale global revenue growth. Nielsen will report directly to Marc Ferrentino, President and COO, and will be part of Yext’s leadership team.

With extensive sales leadership experience at New Relic, Inc., TIBCO, Oracle, Secerno and IBM, Nielsen will be a key asset to Yext in executing an ambitious sales and go-to-market strategy. Nielsen will oversee Yext’s global revenue organization and be responsible for strategic alignment across all revenue-related functions.

“Tom’s strong client relationships and deep industry knowledge will play a key role as Yext continues to disrupt the digital experience solutions market,” said Ferrentino. “We are confident that his track record of developing successful sales strategies will allow him to have a tremendous impact on the company’s go-to-market execution. We are delighted to welcome Tom to the team.

Nielsen is a globally recognized, results-driven executive with over 20 years of experience selling enterprise software. Most recently, Nielsen served as executive vice president and head of global sales at New Relic, Inc., where his team developed a sales strategy that tripled year-over-year growth and generated nearly a billion dollars in global revenue.

“Throughout my career, I’ve learned that the most effective way to fuel growth is to drive meaningful results for your clients,” Nielsen said. “Yext has a compelling and differentiated platform that manages content and delivers contextualized digital experiences at scale. I am grateful and thrilled to have the opportunity to bring these powerful capabilities to organizations around the world.

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About Yext

Shortly (NYSE: YEXT) helps organizations answer all questions about their business. Yext’s Answers Platform collects and organizes content into a Knowledge Graph, then leverages a complementary set of products, including Lists, Pages, Reviews, and Search, to deliver relevant and actionable answers anywhere. where customers, employees and partners seek information. For over 15 years, thousands of businesses around the world have trusted Yext to create seamless content-driven experiences at scale across search engines, websites, mobile apps and hundreds more. digital contacts. Learn more at

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