Ryan Holmes,CEO

Ryan Holmes


Ryan founded HootSuite in 2008. He has since been at the forefront of social business, leading our team while funding programs that empower the next generation of startups and entrepreneurs.

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Steve Johnson


Steve has worked in startups, technology, and business development. He also founded the software iAbida to improve communications for the teams working with special needs children.

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James Rumble


James has worked with airlines, telecoms, and local search. Over the years, he's brought his expertise to large multinationals, turnarounds, and start ups in both operations and financial officer roles.

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Ajai Sehgal, Chief Technical Officer at HootSuite
Ajai Sehgal


With more than 18 years of expertise, Ajai leads our engineers to improve our product and technology. Before HootSuite, he helped scale Expedia from a startup of just 60 people into the world’s largest travel agency.

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Gregory Gunn
Gregory Gunn

VP Business Development

Greg leads partnerships, integrations, and international expansion at HootSuite. His passion is crafting SaaS business solutions that bring together people, technology, and data. 

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Ambrosia Humphrey
Ambrosia Humphrey

VP Human Resources

Ambrosia keeps our team talented. She has developed culture and innovative practices across North America and Europe.  She works with non-profit foundations and is the co-founder of children’s music initiative Sing it Fwd.

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Kevin O'Brien
Kevin O'Brien

VP Partners

With over 18 years of leadership experience Kevin builds and manages large scale partnership and channel programs. Over the years he has created successful programs around distribution and reseller partners, app partners, and franchises.

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Jeanette Gibson
Jeanette Gibson

VP Customer Success and Community

Jeanette brings 20 years of experience in technology, online communities, and social media to our team. She manages our vibrant global community and ensures our customers are the core of our products.

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Matt Switzer
Matt Switzer

VP Partnerships and Corporate Development

Matt has spent his career advising, merging, starting, and growing companies from Toronto to Hong Kong. Now in Vancouver, he creates value for our customers, partners, employees, and investors. 

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DeeAnna McPherson
DeeAnna McPherson

VP Marketing

DeeAnna leads our marketing strategy, drives growth, and builds our global brand. She was previously the VP of Marketing at Yammer where she propelled 300% annual growth and a $1.2 billion acquisition by Microsoft.

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Darren Suomi
Darren Suomi

GM Americas

From business intelligence and resource planning to global sales strategies and brand acquisitions, Darren has done it all. He has also sat on the board for several local charities and has a great passion for community involvement.

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Ken Mandel

Managing Director, APAC

Ken maintains our growth strategy and rapid expansion in APAC. His experience covers a wide array of industry verticals with extensive experience in social, mobile, and almost every possible form of digital advertising.

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