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Zendesk, Inc.

1019 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

IndustrySoftware - Application
Full Time Employees2,740

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Mikkel Asger SvaneFounder, Chairman & CEO490.69kN/A1971
Ms. Elena GomezChief Financial Officer451.29k462.45k1970
Mr. John T. KeiserChief Operating Officer492.64kN/A1966
Mr. John M. Geschke Esq.Chief Legal Officer & Sr. VP of Admin.432.87k2.19M1971
Mr. Adrian McDermottPres of Products478.25kN/A1969
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Zendesk, Inc., a software development company, provides SaaS products for organizations. Its flagship product is Zendesk Support, a system for tracking, prioritizing, and solving customer support tickets across various channels. The company also offers Zendesk Chat, a live chat software to connect with customers on Websites, applications, and mobile devices; Zendesk Talk, a cloud-based call center software; Zendesk Guide, a knowledge base that powers customer self-service and support agent productivity; Zendesk Sell, a sales force automation software to enhance productivity, processes, and pipeline visibility for sales teams; Zendesk Connect that manages customer communication across channels; and Zendesk Explore, which provides analytics for businesses to measure and enhance the customer experience. In addition, it provides Zendesk Sunshine, a customer relationship management platform; Zendesk Embeddables, which allow developers to embed support, chat, and guide experiences on the Web and within mobile applications; and Zendesk application platform interfaces and Apps. The company has operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, Asia, and South America. Zendesk, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Corporate Governance

Zendesk, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 9.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.