Ipswitch’s Jeanne Hopkins Honored for the 6th Time with “20 Women to Watch,” Demonstrating Knowledge and Leadership to Generate Wealth for her Employers
BURLINGTON, Mass. – April 9, 2018 – Jeanne Hopkins, Executive Vice President and CMO at Ipswitch®, producer of award-winning and easy to use secure file transfer and network management software, has been named to the “20 Women to Watch” list sponsored by the Sales Lead Management Association (SLMA). This is the eighth year for this leadership recognition program, and Jeanne’s sixth time making the list. She has also been honored four times by SLMA as one of the 50 Most Influential Sales Lead Management professionals, and named each year to the 40 Most Inspiring Leaders since its inception in 2015.
"The ‘20 Women to Watch in Business’ are found to have the knowledge, skills and leadership to generate wealth for their companies, customers, and fellow employees,” said James W. Obermayer, CEO of SLMA. “The 20 women selected by the judges have much in common – strong business accomplishments, serving on business and non-profit boards, advanced degrees, and giving back to their communities and industries. Congratulations to Jeanne Hopkins of Ipswitch, who has been deserving of the many recognitions from SLMA over the years, including this most recent honor.”
Jeanne leads Ipswitch’s worldwide marketing organization, building a metrics-based powerhouse to fuel demand for the company’s IT management tools, including WhatsUp® Gold network monitoring and MOVEit® secure file transfer. She held executive marketing roles at HubSpot, Symmetricom (now Microsemi), SmartBear, MarketingSherpa 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.
In February, Ipswitch won a Killer Content Award in the category, Social Amplification from Demand Gen Report for its use of blogs, podcasts and video to increase web traffic and drive a strong top of the funnel for the company’s inbound marketing efforts. Recently, Jeanne was named a finalist in the prestigious 2018 Women in IT Awards, the world's largest tech diversity event, among more than 700 nominations, for outstanding leadership, innovation and business success.
Last year, Jeanne was named to the inaugural class of B2B Marketing Innovators in the category of Marketing Mentors by Demand Gen Report for thinking outside the box to develop and foster innovative strategies that move the B2B industry forward. She was also No. 3 on Social Media Marketing (SMM) Magazine’s list of Top CMOs on Twitter with nearly 87,000 @jeannehopkins followers. She was also named to CRN’s 2016 Power 100, an elite subset of the annual Women of the Channel list.
Jeanne co-hosted Ipswitch’s PICNIC Podcast live show featuring industry guests who deliver tips and tricks to help lessen IT professionals’ headaches. She is an 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, Bedrock Data, the SLMA, and as a strategic advisor to Protinuum, Cyber Security Intelligence. She also serves as the Co-Chair of the MassTLC Sales and Marketing Group.
SLMA members nominated women leaders in business. Nominees were judged on their contributions to a combination of C-level management skills, published works, and marketing and sales activities. Additional qualifications, such as board positions, authorships, non-profit experience and relevant activities and presentations, were taken into account.
For the full list of winners, visit: http://www.20women2watch.com/
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Ipswitch produces and sells file transfer and network management software for IT professionals. In business since 1991, Ipswitch has over 28,000 SMB and enterprise customers with over 1 million end users in 192 countries. Ipswitch’s suite of network and security solutions includes WhatsUp® Gold for network monitoring and MOVEit® and WS_FTP® for secure file transfer. Ipswitch’s focus on customer success is evidenced by an on-line community with over 115,000 members. To meet the varying needs of its customers, Ipswitch solutions support a range of environments including on-premise, hybrid and public or private cloud, via perpetual and subscription licensing. Ipswitch solutions meet the highest commercial and government data security requirements and are PCI, HIPAA and GDPR compliant.
The company has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. For more information, visit https://www.ipswitch.com/ or connect on LinkedIn and Twitter. To learn about Ipswitch’s strategic alliances or global network of partners, visit https://www.ipswitch.com/partners.
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