Yonatan Stern

Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Scientist

Yonatan Stern is ZoomInfo’s fearless leader, also known as the company’s Founder, CEO & Chief Scientist. Under Stern’s leadership, ZoomInfo has experienced tremendous growth and increased profitability while remaining efficient in operation. Stern has been a finalist three times for Ernest & Young’s “Entrepreneur of the Year,” and has molded ZoomInfo into an award winning company. Most recently, ZoomInfo earned a spot on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list and was named as a Red Herring Top 100 North America winner.

Stern has a passion for science and has been active in cognitive research for over 30 years, developing useful products based on algorithms that track the way people reason. He’s also a serial entrepreneur. In addition to ZoomInfo, Stern founded three other companies: CardScan, ServiceSoft, and Bizo, which was recently acquired by LinkedIn.

Stern previously served in the Israeli Army, where he advanced to the rank of Major. During his service, the President of the State of Israel awarded Stern a medal of distinction for outstanding technical achievements contributing to the security of the country.

In Stern’s free time, he enjoys reading and spending time with his family.


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