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Mikkel Svane net worth and biography

Mikkel Svane Biography and Net Worth

CEO of Zendesk
Mr. Svane is the CEO, chairman and founder of Zendesk, a global company that builds software for the best customer experiences. He has driven the vision, culture, and growth of the company since it was founded in 2007. Under his leadership, the company went public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2014 and currently helps more than 169,000 organizations around the world better help, engage with, and understand their customers. Originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, he is a published author of the book Startupland, a father of four, and a lover of handcrafted cocktails.

What is Mikkel Svane's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Mikkel Svane is at least $57.23 million as of August 2nd, 2022. Mr. Svane owns 751,983 shares of Zendesk stock worth more than $57,225,906 as of October 1st. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Svane may own. Additionally, Mr. Svane receives a salary of $1,130,000.00 as CEO at Zendesk. Learn More about Mikkel Svane's net worth.

How old is Mikkel Svane?

Mr. Svane is currently 51 years old. There are 8 older executives and no younger executives at Zendesk. The oldest executive at Zendesk is Ms. Shelagh Glaser, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer, who is 58 years old. Learn More on Mikkel Svane's age.

What is Mikkel Svane's salary?

As the CEO of Zendesk, Inc., Mr. Svane earned a total compensation package of $6,489,330.00 in 2020. Mr. Svane earned a salary of $500,000.00, stock awards of $3,491,734.00, options awards of $2,491,384.00, and other compensation of $6,212.00.The highest earning executive at Zendesk is Ms. Shelagh Glaser, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer, who commands a salary of $1,240,000.00 per year. Learn More on Mikkel Svane's salary.

How do I contact Mikkel Svane?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Svane and other Zendesk executives is 1019 Market Street, San Francisco CA, 94103. Zendesk can also be reached via phone at (415) 418-7506 and via email at [email protected] Learn More on Mikkel Svane's contact information.

Has Mikkel Svane been buying or selling shares of Zendesk?

Mikkel Svane has not been actively trading shares of Zendesk in the last ninety days. Most recently, Mikkel Svane sold 101,930 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $75.28, for a transaction totalling $7,673,290.40. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 751,983 shares of the company's stock, valued at $56,609,280.24. Learn More on Mikkel Svane's trading history.

Who are Zendesk's active insiders?

Zendesk's insider roster includes Soren Abildgaard (EVP), Archana Agrawal (Director), Carl Bass (Director), Marc Cabi (CFO), Norman Gennaro (Insider), John Geschke (Insider), Elena Gomez (CFO), InaMarie Johnson (Insider), Ying Liu (CAO), Caryn Marooney (Director), Adrian McDermott (Insider), Mikkel Svane (CEO), Jeffrey Titterton (COO), and L. Wilson (Director). Learn More on Zendesk's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Zendesk?

In the last year, insiders at the software maker sold shares 39 times. They sold a total of 500,855 shares worth more than $48,583,961.65. The most recent insider tranaction occured on September, 16th when insider Norman Gennaro sold 7,000 shares worth more than $535,850.00. Insiders at Zendesk own 2.9 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Zendesk.

Information on this page was last updated on 9/16/2022.

Mikkel Svane Insider Trading History at Zendesk

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/2/2022Sell101,930$75.28$7,673,290.40751,983View SEC Filing Icon  
2/15/2022Sell43,875$117.88$5,171,985.00View SEC Filing Icon  
1/18/2022Sell43,875$97.70$4,286,587.50View SEC Filing Icon  
12/15/2021Sell43,875$98.61$4,326,513.75View SEC Filing Icon  
11/15/2021Sell43,875$103.65$4,547,643.75View SEC Filing Icon  
10/15/2021Sell43,875$124.91$5,480,426.25View SEC Filing Icon  
8/16/2021Sell43,875$120.43$5,283,866.25840,482View SEC Filing Icon  
7/15/2021Sell43,875$137.15$6,017,456.25View SEC Filing Icon  
6/15/2021Sell43,875$139.70$6,129,337.50837,499View SEC Filing Icon  
5/17/2021Sell43,875$131.86$5,785,357.50835,240View SEC Filing Icon  
4/15/2021Sell43,875$149.85$6,574,668.75837,631View SEC Filing Icon  
3/15/2021Sell43,875$133.21$5,844,588.75836,063View SEC Filing Icon  
2/16/2021Sell43,875$155.66$6,829,582.50833,854View SEC Filing Icon  
11/15/2020Sell50,000$122.79$6,139,500.00986,202View SEC Filing Icon  
8/17/2020Sell50,000$87.98$4,399,000.001,032,343View SEC Filing Icon  
5/15/2020Sell50,000$73.61$3,680,500.001,078,223View SEC Filing Icon  
2/18/2020Sell50,000$90.16$4,508,000.001,123,529View SEC Filing Icon  
11/15/2019Sell50,000$74.43$3,721,500.001,131,346View SEC Filing Icon  
8/20/2019Sell100,000$77.04$7,704,000.001,228,532View SEC Filing Icon  
8/15/2019Sell50,000$74.96$3,748,000.001,377,934View SEC Filing Icon  
5/15/2019Sell50,000$85.75$4,287,500.001,424,521View SEC Filing Icon  
2/19/2019Sell50,000$78.61$3,930,500.001,470,029View SEC Filing Icon  
11/15/2018Sell50,000$52.85$2,642,500.001,529,044View SEC Filing Icon  
8/15/2018Sell50,000$62.09$3,104,500.001,575,034View SEC Filing Icon  
11/15/2017Sell50,000$34.31$1,715,500.001,734,891View SEC Filing Icon  
8/7/2017Sell50,000$28.10$1,405,000.001,730,990View SEC Filing Icon  
5/8/2017Sell50,000$27.20$1,360,000.001,777,268View SEC Filing Icon  
2/7/2017Sell50,000$24.64$1,232,000.001,824,700View SEC Filing Icon  
11/10/2016Sell50,000$24.10$1,205,000.001,897,219View SEC Filing Icon  
8/12/2016Sell150,000$30.59$4,588,500.003,421,984View SEC Filing Icon  
3/24/2015Sell600,000$21.76$13,056,000.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Mikkel Svane Buying and Selling Activity at Zendesk

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Zendesk Company Overview

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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.
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Today's Range

Now: $76.10
Low: $76.03
High: $76.43

50 Day Range

MA: $76.29
Low: $74.61
High: $76.97

2 Week Range

Now: $76.10
Low: $54.16
High: $136.30


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