Deborah C. Hopkins

Independent Advisor at Automation Hero


Debby Hopkins is an Independent Board Member and an active advisor to a number of early-stage companies. Her C suite experiences in finance, technology and innovation across multiple industries allow her to bring a unique view to support management teams in pursuit of growth.

Debby was founder and CEO of Citi Ventures based in Silicon Valley and Citi’s first Chief Innovation Officer and later a senior advisor to Citi’s Investment Bank winning IPOs including VMware, Palo Alto Networks, Arista and Qliktech. Debby retired from Citi in December 2016. Fortune twice placed Debby in the top 10 most powerful women in business and was on the Institutional Investor’s Top 50 list every year from 2011 until her retirement.


  • Independent Advisor

    Current role

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