HootSuite's Ryan Holmes on Entrepreneurship, SXSW, and The Next Big Thing [Video]

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

This afternoon, Vancouver-based entrepreneur Ryan Holmes, founder of Invoke Media and CEO of HootSuite Media, participated in a live chat on Vokle as part of YEC Global. This live chat, which saw Ryan answer questions from readers in real-time, is now available to stream on Vokle here.

HootSuite has been a smashing success, not only locally but around the world. The social media dashboard has become of of Vancouver's most prominent startups in recent times. The company plans to double its headcount this year and reach six million users by the end of 2012.

Ryan remains on the board of Invoke, and also acts as an advisor for other startups, including LaunchRock and Appboy. He hopes to one day build a billion-dollar company.

Company:
Invoke
Website:
http://www.invokemedia.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Invoke is an Award Winning Interactive Agency that specializes in transforming ideas into tangible results executed within a complete interactive brand strategy. As a full service agency, we ensure you receive the best of everything - from a world class website to effective marketing campaigns. Invoke specializes in Social Media Marketing, Branding, Online Strategy, and Website Development. more

Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Website:
http://www.hootsuite.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard. Learn more about how Hootsuite is revolutionizing communication at http://www.hootsuite.com. more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and exploring weird side streets. more



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