Mr. Ryan Holmes is the Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Hootsuite. He also serves as Advisor of Chirpify. He also Co-Founded Tagga Media and also served as its Chief Technology Officer. He served as an advisor at Procurify Technologies. He serves as Board Member at Mobio Technologies. He also serves an Advisor at Mobio Technologies. Mr. Holmes serves as a Co-Founder of Brightkit. Holmes has grown HootSuite from a lean startup to a global leader in social media with 6 million users, including 79 of the Fortune 100 companies. A college drop-out, he started a paintball company and pizza restaurant before founding Invoke Media, the company that developed HootSuite in 2009. Today, Holmes is an authority on the social business revolution, quoted in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal and called upon to speak at TEDx and SXSW Interactive Conferences. An angel investor and advisor, he mentors startups in Canada and around the world. Through HootSuite University, Holmes partners with major universities to deliver social media coursework to the next generation of business leaders. He is an Angel Investor. He holds a Degree in Business from Okanagan College. Mr. Ryan Holmes served as Board Member at Payfirma.