Speaker Profiles

Ryan Holmes

Ryan Holmes

Founder & CEO


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 18-million-plus users, including employees at more than 800 of the Fortune 1000 companies.

A serial entrepreneur who started his first business in high school, Ryan supports youth entrepreneurship through his charity, League of Innovators, offering online and in-person programs for the next generation of entrepreneurs. He’s also proud to have steered Hootsuite to B-Corp status for its commitment to social causes.

Ryan is the author of the Amazon-best-selling guide to social media for leaders, The $4 Billion Tweet. He shares his insights in Forbes, Fast Company and Inc. and ranks as a global influencer on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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