Diane Irvine

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Diane Irvine, Chairperson of Yelp Board of Directors

Diane Irvine has served on our board of directors since November 2011. Ms. Irvine served as an executive of Blue Nile, Inc., an online retailer of diamonds and fine jewelry, from 1999 to 2011, most recently as Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Irvine also served as a director of Blue Nile. Prior to Blue Nile, Ms. Irvine served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc., a timberland management and wood products company. From 1981 to 1994, Ms. Irvine served in various capacities, most recently as a partner, with Coopers and Lybrand LLP, an international accounting firm. Ms. Irvine also serves on the Boards of Directors of XO Group Inc., a consumer internet and media company devoted to weddings, and Funko, Inc., a leading pop culture consumer products company. Diane holds a B.S. in Accounting from Illinois State University, a M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University, and a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Golden Gate University. The Board has determined that Ms. Irvine qualifies as an "audit committee financial expert," as defined in applicable SEC rules.

Chairperson of the Audit Committee
Chairperson of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee