Debby Hopkins is Citi’s chief innovation officer and CEO of Citi Ventures. Based in Palo Alto, California, she is responsible for accelerating and scaling innovation across Citi by imagining and developing new products, services, business models, and ways of working. Her mandate also includes analyzing market signals and trends to identify new ideas and activities in the fin-tech space as well as seeking investment opportunities in core domain areas relevant to financial services. Prior to Citi, she held senior-level positions at several global firms, including chief financial officer for both Boeing and Lucent Technologies, and vice president of finance for General Motors Europe. Debby serves on several boards, including Qlik Tech Inc., Citizen Schools, and Green Music Center. Fortune magazine has twice named her one of the most powerful women in American business. She was also named to the Institutional Investors Tech 50 list in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Chief Innovation Officer, Citi