Yelp company info

What does Yelp do?
Yelp (NYSE:YELP) serves as a community-based platform connecting people with local businesses by allowing users to review and rate them. From restaurants and shopping to services like plumbing, Yelp provides insights and user feedback that help inform consumer decisions. This online guide also offers reservations and business information such as operating hours and location. Yelp's mission revolves around connecting people with great local businesses, working towards amplifying local economies by fostering user engagement and business visibility. Beyond user reviews and ratings, Yelp also engages in various projects aimed at enhancing platform functionality and user experience while exploring new avenues to support businesses in reaching a larger audience.
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Company Snapshot

Is Yelp a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does Yelp employ?

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Employees
4,872

What sector is Yelp in?

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Sector
Communication Services

Where is the head office for Yelp?

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Head Office
San Francisco, United States

What year was Yelp founded?

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Year Founded
2004
What does Yelp specialise in?
/Review Platform /Business Directory /Reservation Service /Food Delivery /Advert Hosting /Developer API

What are the products and/or services of Yelp?

Overview of Yelp offerings
Yelp Local Search: Connects people with local businesses through search results, reviews, and ratings, allowing users to discover, evaluate, and share experiences.
Yelp Reservations and Waitlist: Offers online table booking and waitlist management tools for restaurants, helping them to attract diners and streamline operations.
Yelp Deals and Gift Certificates: Provides promotional deals and gift certificates to users, encouraging them to try new local businesses and services at a discount.
Yelp Advertising: Offers targeted advertising opportunities to businesses, aiming to increase their visibility and customer base through promoted search results and ad placements.
Yelp Content and Community Engagement: Includes user-generated reviews, photos, and forums to foster a community of contributors who share insights and recommendations on businesses.
Yelp Platform: Allows for direct transactions within the site through food delivery and pickup services, making it convenient for users to order from local eateries.

Who is in the executive team of Yelp?

Yelp leadership team
  • Mr. Jeremy  Stoppelman
    Mr. Jeremy Stoppelman
    Co-Founder, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Joseph R. Nachman
    Mr. Joseph R. Nachman
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Sam  Eaton
    Mr. Sam Eaton
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Craig  Saldanha
    Mr. Craig Saldanha
    Chief Product Officer
  • Mr. Dan  Jedda
    Mr. Dan Jedda
    CFO & Director
  • Mr. Aaron  Schur
    Mr. Aaron Schur
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
  • Ms. Amy  Sezak
    Ms. Amy Sezak
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
  • Mr. Chad  Richard
    Mr. Chad Richard
    Senior Vice President of Business & Corporate Development