• Gráfico daRyan Holmes

    Ryan Holmes


    Ryan Holmes is the founder and CEO of Hootsuite. He started the company in 2008 and has helped grow it into the world’s most widely used social relationship platform, with 15-million-plus users, including more than 800 of the Fortune 1000 companies.

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  • Gráfico daSujeet Kini

    Sujeet Kini


    Sujeet leads our finance, facilities and legal departments. He has an extensive background in corporate finance and accounting at public and private companies, including leadership roles at OpenText, GT Group Telecom, and PwC.

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  • Gráfico daPenny Wilson

    Penny Wilson


    Penny leads our global marketing strategy—driving market leadership, awareness and demand generation. She has over 30 years of international experience delivering business growth in the technology industry.

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  • Gráfico daBob Elliott

    Bob Elliott

    SVP Global, Enterprise Sales

    Bob leads all aspects of Hootsuite’s global enterprise sales strategy and execution. He brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in building high-performing sales teams and driving revenue growth.

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  • Gráfico daAndrew Handford

    Andrew Handford

    SVP, Products

    Andy has spent his 20 year tech-industry career bridging product and engineering with business development and helped grow Crystal Decisions to over $1 billion in value. He leads every aspect of Hootsuite's customer-focused Product and Design, from strategy to execution. 

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  • Gráfico daMatt Handford

    Matt Handford

    SVP People

    Matt leads Hootsuite's global people team with a strategic business focus on growing our exceptional culture. Matt brings leadership experience from FGL Sports, Westjet, Crystal Decisions, and Nortel Networks.

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  • Gráfico daGeordie Henderson

    Geordie Henderson

    VP Engineering

    Geordie has been building software products and companies for over 15 years. Before Hootsuite, he co-founded and grew Metalogix Software through acquisition. He is an active investor and advisor in the Vancouver startup community.

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  • Gráfico daGeorge Pajari

    George Pajari


    George strives to make Security & Compliance a business enabler with 38 years' experience in IT, including a decade defending SaaS providers and protecting customers.

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  • Gráfico daPaula Pepin

    Paula Pepin

    Head of Legal

    Ensuring legal is never an obstacle to common sense, Paula leads our global legal function. She has over 13 years of legal leadership experience—most recently building Canpages into one of Canada's fastest growing businesses.

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  • Gráfico daCraig Ryomoto

    Craig Ryomoto

    VP, Growth

    Craig leads Hootsuite’s growth team — overseeing our self-serve business, conversion optimization, digital marketing, and demand generation. With over a decade of digital experience, he has been instrumental in powering Hootsuite’s growth from 1- to more than 15-million users while driving revenue and building a high-performance digital marketing team.

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  • Gráfico daMatt Switzer

    Matt Switzer

    SVP Strategy & 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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  • Gráfico daKirsty Traill

    Kirsty Traill

    VP Customer Support

    Kirsty ensures our support team delights customers and collects insights that improve our overall product. She has over 14 years of experience in sales, marketing, operations, and business management.

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  • Gráfico daPatience Yi

    Patience Yi

    VP, Platform

    Patience has a long history of building developer ecosystems. At Hootsuite, she leads the relationships with our social network partners and oversees the ecosystem of third-party developers that build into our platform. 

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Our Board of Directors

  • Gráfico daGary Tauss

    Gary Tauss

    Working in technology from the infancy of the Internet, Gary brings over 25 years of experience to our Board. As either CEO or senior management, he has helped lead numerous start up companies from turnarounds to successful IPOs.
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  • Gráfico daRyan Sweeney

    Ryan Sweeney

    Ryan currently serves as a board member at leading​ ​enterprise ​software companies like Atlassian and Squarespace while taking an active role at several innovative mobile and payment startups. He is also responsible for investments with notable exits, including Groupon and Lynda.com.

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  • Gráfico daJeff Lieberman

    Jeff Lieberman

    Jeff is a managing director at Insight Venture Partners. Since joining the firm in 1998 he has led the successful exits of multiple eCommerce and software companies. In 2014, Jeff was selected by AlwaysOn as a Venture Capital 100 winner.
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  • Gráfico daRyan Holmes

    Ryan Holmes

    An angel investor and advisor outside of Hootsuite, Ryan supports programs that empower future entrepreneurs. He currently serves on the board of Payfirma and Invoke Media and has a syndicate focused on discovering and accelerating Canadian startups.
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Our Advisors

  • Gráfico daJohn Ruffolo

    John Ruffolo

    John Ruffolo is the CEO of OMERS Ventures and Executive Managing Director with OMERS Strategic Investments. Outside of Hootsuite, he empowers entrepreneurs as a member of the board for several leading Canadian innovation hubs.
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  • Gráfico daPaul McFeeters

    Paul McFeeters

    Paul has over 33 years of C-level business experience, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Open Text Corporation. He currently serves on the board of Constellation Software Inc.

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