LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) (“LivePerson” or the “Company”), a global leader in conversational AI, today issued the following statement:
LivePerson welcomes feedback from investors, and regularly engages with shareholders on various financial, strategic and governance topics. Members of the LivePerson Board and management team have constructively engaged in dialogue with Peter Feld and Starboard Value since the fund’s disclosure of its investment in February. LivePerson remains committed to serving the best interests of all shareholders.
LivePerson is the market leader in Conversational Artificial Intelligence with a best-in-class platform used by thousands of the world’s top brands to better understand customer intents, connect across channels and deliver meaningful outcomes. In 2021, the Company hit a milestone of 1.5 billion total conversations on its platform, demonstrating the breadth and depth of its scalability and data assets and further strengthening its competitive moat for delivering high quality Conversational AI.
LivePerson’s full year 2021 revenue grew 28% year-over-year to approximately $470 million, driven by over 40% growth in AI-powered messaging volume in its Conversational Cloud, and 28% growth in total messaging conversations. The Company has generated more than 250% total return for shareholders over the past five years.
The Company is executing on its strategic priorities and profitable growth plan, as previously announced, and will update shareholders when it reports results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2022.
The Board will present its recommendations regarding director nominees for election at the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting in the Company’s definitive proxy statement, accompanying GOLD proxy card and other relevant documents to be filed with the SEC.