Mohannad Ali

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Mohannad Ali

Mohannad Ali is the CEO of Hotjar, the Product Experience Insights software of choice for small and medium businesses.

He brings a decade of leadership experience to the company—before joining Hotjar in 2019, he was VP of Engineering at HelloFresh, and at Hotjar, Mohannad initially held the roles of VP and subsequently Chief Product and Technology Officer.

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“People first” is a new buzz phrase that’s catching on for many companies, but what does it mean? Hotjar’s CEO explains how to build a people-first company.

Behind the scenes

4 ways to build a people-first company

'People first' is a new buzz phrase that’s catching on for many companies, but what does it mean? Hotjar’s CEO explains how to build a people-first company.

Mohannad Ali

What it means to have a zero waste culture

Remote teams

8 ways to host meetings you’ll actually want to attend—plus 2 bonus tips

Meetings have a bad rap for being unnecessary or overused. Hotjar CEO, Mohannad, shares his tips for running productive meetings on a remote team.

Mohannad Ali

We believe empathy and business go hand in hand. Hotjar’s CEO, Mohannad Ali, shares how leaders can motivate employees and grow revenue by being more empathetic.

Remote teams

3 practical ways to show more empathy at work

We believe empathy and business go hand in hand. Hotjar’s CEO, Mohannad Ali, shares how leaders can motivate employees and grow revenue by being more empathetic. 

Mohannad Ali

Why Leaders Should Make More Collaborative Decisions

Remote teams

Why leaders should make more collaborative decisions

Some top-down decisions are unavoidable and necessary. But if most decisions are only made by your team leads, this will weaken team morale and increase biased decision making.

Mohannad Ali

what it means to have a zero waste culture

Behind the scenes

Zero-waste culture: what does it mean in a company context?

We can achieve the same or better results by doing less. This is probably surprising to most people, but that’s exactly what a zero-waste culture accomplishes. You’ve probably heard the term in relation to products and packaging. What does it mean in a company-wide context?

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How to make the planet a stakeholder in your business

Behind the scenes

How to make the planet a stakeholder in your business

Businesses aren’t exempt from doing what’s best for the planet—and that includes tech businesses that don’t have any physical products.

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Should Leadership OKRs Be More Purpose Driven

Behind the scenes

How to use OKRs to put your values into action

Do you know your company’s OKRs (objectives and key results) off the top of your head?

If you don’t know them, then your team likely doesn’t either. So it’s crucial that you do know what they are because OKRs are key to keeping teams aligned. 

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Why 1 1 Feedback Is Hard And How To Get Better At It

Behind the scenes

Why 1:1 feedback is so hard (+ how to fix it on a cultural level)

Does giving one-on-one feedback to your team members feel natural and comfortable? Or is it something you avoid or cringe about doing?

Mohannad Ali

Behind the scenes

Hotjar has a new CEO

"Today marks an important milestone in the history of Hotjar. On behalf of the Hotjar co-founders and team we are delighted to announce that Mohannad Ali, our Chief Product and Technology Officer, is taking on the role of CEO."

Mohannad Ali

Behind the scenes

International Women's Day: Hotjar chooses to challenge

Dear Hotjar community,

Today, March 8th, we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate International Women’s Day together. As part of that celebration, we made a short video to shine a spotlight on the remarkable women who contribute to Hotjar’s success.

Mohannad Ali

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