Social Media Dashboards And The Future Of Hootsuite
CEO of Hootsuite, Ryan Holmes, talks about the future of his product, mobile adoption in emerging markets, and the recent 7,000% increase of users in Egypt.
Ryan Holmes is the CEO of Hootsuite, a social media dashboard with 1.3 million users, created by Invoke Media in 2008. He recently has stepped up to fully manage the product and met with PSFK to talk about Hootsuite’s future.
What have you been up to?
80% of my time is in Vancouver, 20% is traveling and meetings. I spend a lot of time with my marketing and product teams. I’m working on building the sales team and enterprise sales. We regularly meet with Twitter and Facebook, this fall we did an exclusive launch of promoted tweets with Twitter. We want to work with more social media properties, since we’ve built an API directory so people can build into our product.