Working at Hootsuite: A Panel Discussion

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2nd floor, 1256 Granville Street

Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M4

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Join us for this FREE information and networking session and learn what it takes to work for the world’s most widely used social relationship platform, Hootsuite.

5:30pm – 6:00pm: Registration and networking
6:00pm – 7:30pm: Moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A
7:30pm – 8:00pm: Networking




Panelists from Hootsuite

Farzin Ahmed – Software Developer

Farzin Ahmed is a Junior Software Developer on the Engage team at Hootsuite.

She joined Hootsuite as a co-op in 2018 and returned as a full-time developer after she finished her degree in Computing Science at SFU.

She is passionate about improving developer productivity and building efficient teams.

Taryn Bodrug - User Experience Designer

Taryn is a UX Designer on the product team at Hootsuite.

Her background is in international community development —which eventually transitioned into freelance work in visual design and illustration.

She has since gravitated towards UX design as it provided her with a career path to grow her skills in design communication and problem solving.

Gerard Recio – Customer Service Lead

Gerard is the Director of Customer Success for Hootsuite's commercial business segment. He is responsible for leading a world-class team of Managers and their Customer Success Associates, who's role is to drive customer outcomes and provide amazing experience throughout each customer's Hootsuite journey.

He has over 10 years of experience in the technology space, and 7 of those years have been with Hootsuite in 3 different roles. He has led teams that produce online education content and certifications, led social media coaching teams responsible for product adoption, and helping new users get started and see value with Hootsuite's self-serve products. More recently, he has scaled a Customer Success Team out of three offices around North America, to support Hootsuite's exponential growth in the commercial segment.

Before Hootsuite, Gerard was a strength and conditioning coach, and fitness educator, training clients and delivering workshops and courses to fitness professionals all around North America. He has successfully bridged his coaching experience with the technology space, by using his coaching background as the foundation of his leadership style, which fosters a culture of collaboration. He is a born leader who thrives on teamwork and has a passion for leading teams to success. He achieves quarter over quarter predictable results, and has the curiosity and coach-ability that allows him and his teams to evolve and keep pace with new challenges and growth.

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