HootSuite appoints Ajai Sehgal as chief technology officer

HootSuite has appointed Ajai Sehgal, previously vice president of product and technology at Groupon, as chief technology officer.

In his new role at the company, Sehgal will drive product strategy.

“I can’t think of a more exciting time to join the team at HootSuite,” said Sehgal. “The innovation and collaboration that drives this company is the type of culture I thrive in. HootSuite’s engineers are some of the best and brightest; we’re going to do awesome things.”

Simon Stanlake, HootSuite’s former CTO, will remain a part of HootSuite’s engineering leadership team.

Ryan Holmes, CEO of HootSuite, said of the new appointment: “His drive for developing world class products that solve our customers’ most pressing needs aligns well with HootSuite’s core values.”

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