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Stacy Ybarra

Senior Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Blucora

Biography

Stacy Ybarra has nearly 17 years of experience in strategic communications within the tech industry. She serves as Senior Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications for Blucora (formerly named InfoSpace), a public, digital portfolio company. Ybarra provides overall guidance for the Company's investor relations, corporate communications, brand and corporate giving functions. She has led numerous financial communications initiatives, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and public offerings. She has successfully implemented campaigns to solicit shareholder approval of complicated proposals, prepared multiple crisis communication plans, and advised senior management in response to several shareholder activist issues.

Prior to joining Blucora in 2005, Ybarra was an Investment Relations Analyst at Cascade Investment, a private investment and holding company for William H. Gates III and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Previous to her role at Cascade Investment, Ybarra served in various corporate communications roles, managing internal and external communications, and developing strategic crisis counsel to tech firms and start-ups, including 360networks, inc., and XO Communications (formerly NEXTLINK Communications, Inc.). Ybarra began her career at Telecommunications Inc. (later acquired by Comcast) in accounting.

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