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With the elevation of Irvine to replace Max Levchin in leading the board of directors, Yelp becomes one of the few major technology companies to put a woman in the role...
I think the companyÂ has great market share andÂ still has tremendous opportunityÂ in the future.
She's been an unflappable and fully engaged member of our board ever since and I'm delighted to see her in this new and important role.
We want to show that progress in the months and years ahead throughout the company and that would include the board.
The percentages of women on boards is not where we would like it to be, yet there are women on boards so it could happen and should happen one company at a time.