“We are thrilled to welcome Tamar to our board,” said Howard Lerman, Yext Founder & CEO. “Tamar is an amazing product executive with unique experience in scaling search, structured knowledge, and AI products on the world’s biggest consumer platforms. I look forward to her counsel and support as Yext pioneers Digital Knowledge Management.”
“Yext is a visionary company founding an entirely new SaaS category, and I’m proud to be joining its Board of Directors,” said Tamar Yehoshua. “I look forward to helping Yext realize the vast potential of Digital Knowledge Management.”
With this appointment, the Yext Board of Directors now consists of Howard Lerman, Yext Founder and CEO; Brian Distelburger, Yext Co-Founder and President; Michael Walrath, Yext Chairman and Founder and former CEO of Right Media; Phillip Fernandez, Co-Founder and former President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Marketo; Jesse Lipson, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Cloud Services at Citrix; Julie Richardson, former Senior Adviser to Providence Equity Partners LLC, and former Partner and Managing Director at Providence Equity; Andrew Sheehan, Managing Director at Sutter Hill Ventures, and Managing Director of Tippet Venture Partners, L.P.; and Tamar Yehoshua, Vice President of Product Management for Search at Google.
In August, Smartling, a translation technology and service innovator, has deepened the integration of its Translation Management Platform with the Yext Knowledge Engine through a Smartling app in the Yext App Directory, enabling businesses to translate and localize their online listings seamlessly, from basic business information to deep content like promotions and product information across the web.Smartling’s Translation Management Platform combines business process automation with professional translators and integrates seamlessly with leading technology platforms, streamlining the language translation management process.