HootSuite Exceeds 9 Million Users Including 744 of the Fortune 1000

This morning Vancouver-headquartered HootSuite released an update on their significant growth and a record Q1.

Over the past three months HootSuite landing 186 new Enterprise customers and grew its App Directory to over 90+ integrations since its launch in late 2011.

The acquisition of social analytics solutions UberVU in January helped drive demand for HootSuite’s Enterprise solution, which now has more than 1,300 customers, including 744 of the Fortune 1000.

In addition to customer gains, HootSuite also experienced tremendous employee growth in Q1, filling 112 new roles and bringing the global headcount to over 500 staff. HootSuite continues to hire rapidly and currently has 92 open job positions.

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Key hires were made to expand HootSuite’s leadership team, including the appointment of new CTO Ajai Sehgal. Sehgal brings 18 years of expertise in building high-growth, high-volume development organizations to his role at HootSuite, heading the company’s team of software engineers and driving product strategy.

The company also announced HootSuite Labs during SXSW, a team focused on developing the next generation of social technologies. Labs develops disruptive products and promotes lean innovation that provide customers with tools to maintain an unfair advantage against competition.