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Duke University, BS 2002

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Howard Lerman

Howard Lerman is co-founder and CEO of Yext.

Howard Lerman is a serial entrepreneur who has helped lead three previous ventures, all of which have had successful exits. He has led Yext into the clear market leader for location software. Yext software lets businesses update and sync their location data everywhere.

Howard founded and sold his first startup, from his dorm room at Duke University. He then co-founded Intwine, a technology consulting firm – later selling to Datran Media and serving as COO. Yext sold its Felix pay-per-call division to IAC in August 2012.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Yext 11/2006Seed$250k3



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