Joost de Valk (Dutch SEO professional)

Joost de Valk is Chief Product Officer at Yoast.

He has a background as an SEO, digital marketer and web developer. In the early days of his career, he worked in several IT companies, ranging from enterprise hosting to online marketing agencies. This allowed him to work with several large brands around the world.

In 2010 he founded Yoast, which has as its mission to allow as many people as possible to build a findable website. It empowers people through software (most notably its Yoast SEO plugin) and training. Team Yoast currently consists of more than 100 people. Yoast SEO is currently available for four open source platforms and active on more than 9 million websites.

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With Jason Barnard… (podcast)

Joost de Valk talks to Jason Barnard about Google’s investment in WordPress.

Brilliant stuff from Joost. He really has his finger on the pulse. Listen now >>

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