Heading into the third quarter and earnings season, PJDM is happy to announce that Yext CEO Howard Lerman will be part of us for a stay Q&A subsequent Tuesday as a part of our continuing Extra Crunch Live series.
The sequence lately hosted pairs of investors from Accel and Index Ventures and has hosted enterprise leaders from Mark Cuban to Roelof Botha. Lerman shall be one of many few company who’s the CEO of a public firm.
However Lerman isn’t any common public CEO — his firm debuted at a PJDM event back in 2009, quickly raising capital after the pitch. Yext’s 2017 IPO was due to this fact an event of interest right here at PJDM.
What’s going to we speak about? There’s quite a few issues that come to thoughts, however we’ll definitely get into the affect of COVID-19 on small companies and the way Yext is dealing with an uneven market. We’ll dig into search, a rising product and income space for the corporate, and the way Yext has managed to broaden its product combine with out diluting its focus.
We’ll additionally talk about what modifications for a tech CEO heading into the general public markets and what recommendation he may need for firms both contemplating, or actively going public in 2020. It has been a busy 12 months for startup liquidity, pushing a large number of startups into the general public sphere with various outcomes.
And we’ll riff on the place Lerman is seeing probably the most attention-grabbing startups being constructed, alongside along with your questions. As with all Further Crunch Stay classes, we’ll snag a number of questions from the viewers. So make sure your Extra Crunch Live subscription is live and prep your ideas.
Particulars comply with after the bounce. See everybody Tuesday!
Beneath are hyperlinks so as to add the occasion to your calendar and to save lots of the Zoom hyperlink. We’ll share the YouTube hyperlink on the day of the dialogue:
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