Gartner Expert

Julie Hopkins

Group Vice President

Julie Hopkins analyzes digital marketing strategy, trends and practices. Her early research was on multichannel marketing strategies, specifically in social and email marketing, but now focuses primarily on supporting Marketing leaders with strategies for navigating the changing consumer and technology landscape. She helps clients use these techniques to engage customers, evangelize their brand, grow revenue and transform the business.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Ms. Hopkins worked at a full-service digital agency, where she helped companies design and implement digital programs and campaign strategies. She worked with clients new to digital marketing, clients implementing their first programs in mobile or social channels, and clients optimizing large multichannel marketing programs. Previously, she held corporate marketing, product marketing and product management roles in high-tech companies, and was a management consultant in data warehousing.

Professional background


Senior Digital Strategist


Director of Product Marketing and Product Management

Siebel Systems

Group Public Relations Manager, and Senior Product Manager

Areas of coverage

Marketing and Communications Leadership and Strategy


M.B.A., Harvard Business School

B.A., Sociology and Markets & Management, Duke University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Where are marketers investing in order to advance and differentiate their marketing programs?

2What limits marketing program success or business growth? What are the common roadblocks to advancing the organization?

3How do I prioritize plans and investments in a changing consumer, business and global landscape such as we're navigating today?