Entrepreneur Ryan Holmes Dissects Three Hot Markets: Big Data, Social Media, and Mobile

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

Ryan Holmes is a cofounder of Invoke Media and the CEO of HootSuite.

Named Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year last month, when Ryan speaks, people listen. In a "30-Second Mentor" video for the Financial Post, the Vancouverite names and breaks down three hot markets: big data, social media, and mobile—all three of which the highly successful HootSuite touches on.


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"Big data is being collected everywhere that we go on the internet, mobile is expanding throughout the world with more people being on mobile than desktops, and social is changing how we do business," Ryan explains.


"I think these are hot markets because they are all emerging technology opportunities. They are changing how we interact and how society moves ahead," he adds.

SEE ALSO: Ryan Holmes on How to Recruit, Retain, and Manage a Growing Startup Team

Hear more from Ryan in the video above.

Photo: Kris Krug, Flickr

HootSuite Media, Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

HootSuite is a social relationship platform for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute social media strategies across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workflow with scheduling and assignment tools and reach audiences... 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 or otherwise enjoying the outdoors. more

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