EVP and Chief Marketing Officer
Jeanne Hopkins joined Ipswitch in 2016 and leads the company’s worldwide marketing organization, focused on building a metrics-based powerhouse to fuel demand. Prior to Ipswitch, Jeanne held executive marketing roles at HubSpot, Symmetricom (now Microsemi), SmartBear, Marketing Sherpa and Continuum. At HubSpot, Jeanne’s leadership helped the company land on the number two spot on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies by generating 50,000 net new leads per month.
Jeanne is a very accomplished writer, advisor and speaker. She co-authored “Go Mobile,” a top-selling mobile marketing book on Amazon.com. Jeanne has been serving on the Advisory Boards of BrightInfo since 2012, Bedrock Data since 2014, the Sales Lead Management Association since 2015, and most recently as a strategic advisor to Protinuum, Cyber Security Intelligence since November 2016. She also serves as the Co-Chair of the MassTLC Sales and Marketing Group. Jeanne has won several industry awards for her achievements as a marketing leader. In 2018, she was named a finalist in the prestigious 2018 Women in IT Awards, the world's largest tech diversity event, for outstanding leadership, innovation and business success.
In 2017, she was named to the inaugural class of B2B Marketing Innovators in the category of Marketing Mentors by Demand Generation Report. She was also No. 3 on Social Media Marketing (SMM) Magazine’s list of Top CMOs on Twitter. Jeanne was named to CRN’s 2016 Power 100, an elite subset of the annual Women of the Channel list. Additionally, she has been honored four times by the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA) as one of the 50 Most Influential Sales Lead Management professionals. She has also been named to their 40 Most Inspiring Leaders each year since its inception in 2015, and 20 Women to Watch six times, most recently in April 2018.
Jeanne holds an MBA in International Marketing from Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School and a BBA in Accounting and Finance from Western New England University.
Outside of work, Jeanne has served as a board member at the StageWest Theater Company and the Children’s Theatre of Western Massachusetts.