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Zendesk, Inc.

989 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States
415 418 7506

Full-time employees6,300

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Mikkel Asger SvaneFounder, Chairman & CEO506.21kN/A1971
Mr. Adrian McDermottChief Technology Officer610k1.49M1969
Mr. Norman GennaroPres of Sales871.07kN/A1966
Mr. John M. Geschke Esq.Chief of Staff554.32k3.9M1971
Mr. Michael John CurtisInterim Chief Engineering Officer & DirectorN/AN/A1980
Mr. Alexander AghassipourFounder EmeritusN/AN/A1968
Mr. Morten PrimdahlFounder EmeritusN/AN/A1974
Ms. Shelagh GlaserCFO & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1965
Mr. Jeffrey J. TittertonChief Operating OfficerN/AN/A1973
Ms. Colleen BerubeSr. VP of Operations & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2020, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Zendesk, Inc., a software development company, provides software as a service solutions for organizations in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. 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 and messaging software to connect with customers on websites and mobile devices applications; Zendesk Talk, a cloud-based call center software; Zendesk Guide, a knowledge base that powers customer self-service and support agent productivity; Zendesk Gather, a community forum software that allows customer end-users to connect and collaborate; Zendesk Explore, which provides analytics for organizations to measure and enhance the customer experience; and Zendesk Sell, a sales customer relationship management (CRM) product solution to enhance productivity, processes, and pipeline visibility. In addition, it provides Zendesk Sunshine, a CRM platform; Sunshine Conversations, a messaging platform solution; Zendesk Developer Tools, a combination of application programming interfaces, web widget, and mobile software development kits; Zendesk APIs that allow users to build custom integrations and interact with Zendesk data; and Zendesk Apps that enable organizations to customize Zendesk product and platform solution interfaces and optimize workflow through plug-ins, as well as Zendesk Suite, an omnichannel offering, which combines its solutions. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Corporate governance

Zendesk, Inc.’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 May 2022 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 7; Shareholder rights: 6; Compensation: 7.

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 10 indicates higher governance risk.