Wendi Sturgis, Chief Customer Officer, Yext

Wendi Sturgis

Wendi has spent the last twenty years working in the technology, media and internet space. She is currently the CEO of Yext Europe, a Sutter Hill / IVP backed NY based startup. Prior to being promoted to CEO at Yext, she was their EVP of Sales and Services, and previously the Head of Account Management and Search Sales at Yahoo where she managed a team of over 800 associates in the US and India. Wendi was also the Global Head of Client Services at Right Media when it was acquired by Yahoo. Prior to her “Y” company stints, Wendi served as an RVP of Oracle Consulting, COO of Gartner Consulting and VP East Coast Operations for Scient. Wendi started her career at Price Waterhouse in their media and entertainment practice.

Wendi currently serves on the Student Transportation Inc. and Taproot Foundation Boards. She also serves on the Presidential Advisory Board of Georgia Tech. She is passionate about having an impact in her community and supporting women in their personal and professional development via her service as a national board member of Step Up Women’s Network. Wendi is a southern gal from the lovely state of North Carolina and graduated from Georgia Tech with an industrial management degree.