Ryan Holmes of HootSuite is Tech's Person of the Year (And Cougar Bait)

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BCTIA's 2012 Technology Impact Awards are going on right now.

We're here, and we can inform you that Ryan Holmes, founder of Invoke Media and CEO of HootSuite, has won Person of the Year.

Congratulations, Ryan! Well deserved. Ryan was a runner-up in the 2011 Canadian Startup Awards for Entrepreneur of the Year and his startup, HootSuite, was a runner-up for Best Overall Startup of the Year.

UPDATE: Ryan Holmes also took home the "Chuck Norris Cougar Bait Award" at tonight's TIAs.

UPDATE II: Here are the rest of tonight's winners:

• The Community Engagement award at the TIAs goes to ParetoLogic.

• The Emerging Company of the Year award at the TIAs goes to Tasktop Technologies.

• The Most Promising Startup Award at the TIAs goes to Kashoo.

• The Adoption of Technology awards at the TIAs goes to Webtech Wireless and Troyer Ventures.

• The Excellence in Product Innovation award at the TIAs goes to Recon Instruments.

• The Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology Award goes to LungPacer Medical.

• CounterPath wins Team of the Year award.

• The Company of the Year Award goes to Avigilon.

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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