CMO Leads Discussion Group at Women's Forum Hosted by Akamai CMO Leads Discussion Group at Women's Forum Hosted by Akamai

Jeanne Hopkins joins execs from Akamai, Lean In Boston, and Kendall Women in Technology (WIT) to support women's professional development

BOSTON – May 15, 2019Jeanne Hopkins, CMO at, the Agile Travel Management™ company that provides a super simple way to manage, book, and report on business travel, is leading discussion groups at the “not-a-panel” and networking event, Women’s Forum at Akamai Technologies on Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Cambridge, MA. Akamai is hosting the free event for local women in business and technology, along with Lean In Boston and Kendall Women in Technology (WIT). Hopkins is leading discussions on building your image as a leader.

WHAT: CMO Jeanne Hopkins at Women’s Forum at Akamai Technologies

WHEN: Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT

WHERE: Akamai Technologies HQ, 150 Broadway, Cambridge, MA

The goal of the event is to build the local community of professional women by getting to know each other’s experiences, thoughts, and questions around the topic of professional development. There are six discussion topics spread across 12 leaders at 12 table pods. Group leaders are sharing their thoughts and stories to stimulate discussion. In addition to Hopkins’ topic of building your image as a leader, groups are discussing challenges and triumphs as a woman in the corporate sector, imposter syndrome, supportive and challenging aspects of corporate cultures, building your support network as an introvert, and finding and being a good mentor.

Lean In Boston is a chapter of LeanIn.Org, an initiative of the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Foundation. There are now more than 43,000 Lean In Circles in over 170 countries, bringing women together to learn from each other and help achieve their goals.

As CMO at, Hopkins leads both the company’s marketing organization, building a metrics-based powerhouse to fuel demand as well as its customer success organization, ensuring a great Lola customer experience. She was previously Executive Vice President and CMO at Ipswitch and has held executive marketing roles at HubSpot, Symmetricom (now Microsemi), SmartBear, MarketingSherpa and Continuum. At HubSpot, her 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.

Hopkins is also an accomplished writer, advisor, and speaker. She co-authored “Go Mobile,” a top-selling mobile marketing book on She serves on the Advisory Boards of BrightInfo, Bedrock Data, and Sales Lead Management Association. She also serves as the Co-Chair of the MassTLC Sales and Marketing Group. Hopkins has won several industry awards for her achievements as a marketing leader.

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About makes Agile Travel Management real by providing a super simple way to manage, book and report on business travel, saving employers and travelers time and money. Happy employee travel experiences within a policy can be set up in five minutes. uses machine learning and 24/7 support to help travelers easily book trips, while empowering managers to create policies, view budgets and expenditures, and monitor their globetrotting team efficiently. Based in Boston, the company was founded in 2015 by Paul English, co-founder of the travel booking site KAYAK, and is led by CEO Mike Volpe, previously CMO at HubSpot. For more information, visit and connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.


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