Hootsuite is pleased to announce that Dr. Antonis Papatsaras has joined the ‘nest’ as Chief Technology Officer. In his role, Antonis will have end-to-end responsibility for Hootsuite’s technology organization, and will partner closely with Hootsuite’s Chief Product Officer, Natalia Williams to bring the company’s product roadmap to market. He will be part of the Hootsuite executive leadership team reporting directly to Tom Keiser, CEO of Hootsuite.
“I am excited to join Hootsuite to help guide our journey forward as we deepen our customer relationships with new technology that simplifies their user experience, surfaces new insights on their campaigns, allows them to engage smarter with their audiences and drive internal process efficiencies”
Papatsaras brings over 25 years of computer science and software engineering experience, most recently as Chief Technology Officer and single threaded leader of the Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) product suite at Docusign. Antonis holds his PhD from Teesside University in England, specializing in Formal Specification and Design of Safety Critical Systems, Software Security and Software Design of Distributed and Scalable Systems.
“I am excited to join Hootsuite to help guide our journey forward as we deepen our customer relationships with new technology that simplifies their user experience, surfaces new insights on their campaigns, allows them to engage smarter with their audiences and drive internal process efficiencies,” said Papatsaras. “I have a true passion for building highly innovative teams who in turn create category winning products. I am eager to get started.”
“As pioneers in the social media management space, we have led the innovation and development of tools for brands to communicate and connect with their prospects and customers for over 14 years,” said Tom Keiser, CEO, Hootsuite. “Antonis’s deep experience with highly scalable architectures in SaaS makes him the perfect technology leader to continue to evolve and innovate our product for the future, I’m thrilled to have him join our team.”
Throughout his career, Antonis has consistently driven customer value via cutting edge products and super scalable cloud based architectures. He has supported the demands of customers of all sizes, from SMB to Enterprise and Federal, in the document management, contract management, analytics and eDiscovery spaces. He has driven innovation primarily by building strong, diverse and distributed teams in both small and large organizations; most recently, Docusign, SpringCM, Hewlett Packard Autonomy, Interwoven and DiscoveryMining.