Hootsuite Appoints Jimmy Duvall as Vice President of Product
Former eBay executive to lead the company’s product vision and innovation
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – December 17, 2014 - Hootsuite, the world’s most widely used social relationship platform, today announced the appointment of Jimmy Duvall as vice president of product. In this role Duvall will be responsible for scaling the product team and managing Hootsuite's expanding product suite.
“Jimmy’s experience in scaling product and design for high growth organizations is a huge asset to Hootsuite,” said Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite. “We have plans to do big things in 2015 and I’m thrilled to have such a visionary product leader join us in bringing cutting-edge products to our 10 million global users.”
Duvall brings more than 20 years of expertise in managing product strategy and operations in high-volume organizations to his new role at Hootsuite. Most recently, Duvall held the role of head of product for Magento, an eBay Inc. company and leading eCommerce platform. Duvall played a crucial role overseeing the global product management and user experience design organization, delivering significant customer growth. Prior to his role at eBay, Duvall spent six years at Yahoo! as senior director of web hosting and eCommerce products, where he ran the Small Business Product Management organization and oversaw the Yahoo! Store, Web Hosting, Domains and Business Mail products.
“Hootsuite is in an enviable market position with millions of users spanning over 175 countries,” says Duvall. “As social networks and social messages continue to proliferate, businesses need a core system to effectively manage social. Ryan’s strong vision combined with the company’s collaborative relationship with its customers is a winning formula for long-term success in this growing market. I look forward to the opportunity to further develop this vision for Hootsuite’s new offerings.”
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Former eBay executive Jimmy Duvall appointed new vice president of product at Hootsuite to lead product vision