Veteran Enterprise Sales Executive Brings Experience from Market-Leading Software Companies
VANCOUVER, BC – November 2, 2015 - Hootsuite, the most widely used platform for managing social media, appointed Bob Elliott as senior vice president of global sales. Elliott brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in building high-performing sales teams and driving revenue growth at leading companies such as SAP, Ariba, I2, JD Edwards, and Sybase.
Elliott will lead all aspects of Hootsuite’s global enterprise sales strategy and execution to fuel the company’s continued revenue and international growth. Hootsuite has a customer base with more than ten million users, including 800 of the Fortune 1000 companies.
"As we continue expanding our service to enterprise customers, we’re excited to add business and technology leadership that will help the company grow to the next level. Bob’s enthusiasm and demonstrated leadership success will help us best serve our customers and drive company growth," said Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite.
Elliott has extensive experience leading enterprise sales, most recently as Managing Director of SAP Canada, a subsidiary of SAP SE, the world leader in enterprise software and services. At SAP Canada, he lead a team of five hundred people and revenue ownership of $1 billion.
“Hootsuite is a fast-paced, creative company that has a loyal customer base because it understands how to help businesses get the most out of social. It’s exciting to join a company who are leaders in their space and focused on making customers successful,” says Bob Elliott, senior vice president of global sales at Hootsuite.
As part of Hootsuite’s plans to expand its market presence, it’s strengthening the management team with industry leaders who have proven track records of technological expertise and leadership. Recently, Hootsuite added Sujeet Kini as chief financial officer and Penny Wilson as chief marketing officer.