Justyn Howard

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Sprout Social, Inc.

Justyn Howard

Justyn Howard

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Sprout Social, Inc.

Biography

Justyn Howard co-founded Sprout Social and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and President and as a member of our board of directors since April 2010. Mr. Howard has won a number of awards and honors as our Chief Executive Officer, including recognition in Glassdoor’s “Highest Rated CEOs” in 2018 and 2017, where he was ranked No. 3 and No. 1, respectively, for U.S. companies with less than 1,000 employees, winning Built in Chicago’s Moxie Awards CEO of the Year for 2017, and Crain’s Chicago 40 under 40 in the class of 2014. Prior to founding Sprout Social, Mr. Howard held Enterprise Sales roles for Saas Learning Management provider Learn.com. As our founding CEO, our board of directors believes that Mr. Howard’s in-depth knowledge and leadership provide him with the qualifications and skills to serve on our board of directors.

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Sprout Social, Inc.

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109

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1979

Age

41

Number of Awards

1

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Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder at Sprout Social, Inc.

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Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder at Sprout Social, Inc.

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Mentor at Techstars Chicago

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Managing General Partner at New Enterprise Associates

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Vice President of Growth Equity Team, Merchant Banking Division at Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

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Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer at Sprout Social, Inc.

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Chief Marketing Officer at Sprout Social, Inc.

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Chief People Officer at Sprout Social, Inc.

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Chief Customer Officer at Sprout Social, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Operations at Sprout Social, Inc.

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Justyn Howard
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Sprout Social, Inc.
Career History
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
2010 - Current

Sprout Social, Inc. provides online social media management tools for businesses. It offers communication tools, contact management, lead generation, and analytics services. The company offers solutions for enterprises, agencies, small businesses, customer service, social media marketing, and employee advocacy sectors. Sprout Social was founded by Justyn Howard, Aaron Rankin and Gilbert Lara in 2010 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Sprout Social, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Sprout Social, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Sprout Social, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Sprout Social, Inc. provides online social media management tools for businesses. It offers communication tools, contact management, lead generation, and analytics services. The company offers solutions for enterprises, agencies, small businesses, customer service, social media marketing, and employee advocacy sectors. Sprout Social was founded by Justyn Howard, Aaron Rankin and Gilbert Lara in 2010 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Awards & Honors
2014
Crain’s Chicago Business Magazine - 40 Under 40
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Justyn Howard is affiliated with Sprout Social, Inc.

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