Former HootSuite CTO Simon Stanlake will remain on the company’s engineering leadership team.
While at Groupon, Sehgal played a key role in the development of Groupon Travel. Prior to Groupon, he spent more than one decade with travel website Expedia.
HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes said in a release announcing Sehgal’s hire:
Ajai’s experience in scaling high-growth organizations adds great value to our senior leadership team. His drive for developing world-class products that solve our customers’ most pressing needs aligns well with HootSuite’s core values.
I can’t think of a more exciting time to join the team at HootSuite. 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.