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 $163 million in annual revenue, and has over 1,100 employees, 40,000+ local business customers and five 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 led 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.