As CEO of Yodle, Court oversees all aspects of operations and strategy. Court joined Yodle as CEO in 2007 when it had 10 employees and 200 customers. Today, Yodle is generating more than $130 million in annual revenue, and has over 1,000 employees, 30,000+ local business customers and six offices across the United States. Prior to joining Yodle, Court held the position of COO at Community Connect, a niche social networking company, where he lead consumer marketing, product development and business development efforts. Prior to Community Connect, Court served as SVP & General Manager of the Marketing Automation group at DoubleClick, where he built DARTmail into a $60 million industry leading email marketing solution that was sold to Epsilon in 2005.
Court received a BA in English from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Court is also the co-author of Local Online Advertising for Dummies, the first ever comprehensive book covering online advertising for local businesses.
Q & A
Q: What’s your favorite buzzword?
A: Favorites to mock: Leverage, resources, outside the box. Favorite I use: Accountability, 80/20.
Q: Mac or PC?
A: Actually, Linux, but my IT department has blocked write access to my PC.