Ben Cathers

Principal Value Consultant, Hootsuite

Ben Cathers is the Government & Financial Services Principal Value Consultant at Hootsuite. He pitches, advises and manages the initial rollout phase in some of Hootsuite’s largest rollouts, including country wide social media deployments as well as large scale state and local government launches. The former Head of Social Media for NYC-based Lightspeed Financial, Ben is a frequent speaker on social media and government, having presented at the SIFMA Tech conference, GSMCon, LinkedIn, BDI Events, Meetups and at the International Trader’s Expo. A Native New Yorker, Ben calls the Upper East Side his home and can be found on weekends playing softball in Central Park or trying out new restaurants in any neighborhood or borough.


Opening Keynotes

Join us as conference director Kristy Dalton kicks off GSMCON2018 and welcomes our opening keynote speakers! Jared Benoff from Twitter’s government and election team will share winning strategies and creative best practices for your agency to drive conversation and be part of what’s happening on Twitter. Our second morning keynote, Hootsuite’s Ben Cathers (Principal Government […]

General Session

Using Hootsuite to Maximize Your Social Investment in 60 Minutes

Whether you’re a Hootsuite user, or simply interested in hearing more about how the platform works, this session full of tips and tricks has something for you. We’ll show you how to save time while getting the most from your Hootsuite dashboard to maximize your social investment. Join us to learn how to fast track […]

Platforms & Tools