Art Hopkins is a senior member of Russell Reynolds’ Tech Officers and Board & CEO Search Practices, working across industries on a range of leadership initiatives. Art has extensive experience in CTIO, Digital, Data, CTO roles as well as a personal interest and focus on the changing role of the top Tech Exec. He has also been a co-leader of the firm’s global Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging practice.
Notably, Art recruited eBay’s first-ever Chief Inclusion Officer, the CEO of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and has been a thought leader on the topic of “Belonging” as a key component of a holistic approach to D&I.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, Art was with Atlanta-based Macquarium, an experience design and strategy firm, most recently as CEO and earlier as President. There, he was responsible for leading the transformation of the firm from a regional interactive agency to an industry-leading design firm. Prior to this, he spent ten years with Blackwell Consulting Services as Vice President, Consulting, where his responsibilities included management of the consulting organization and leadership of key client initiatives. Earlier, he was with William James & Associates as a Consultant, building and integrating custom software solutions for financial institutions. Art began his career as a Supervisor, Participant Accounting at NBD Trust Co. of Illinois (now Chase Bank).
Art received his B.A. in Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park.