David Hopkins was born in the UK and moved back and forth between the US, UK, and Switzerland, establishing his permanent home in the US in 1990 primarily in New Jersey and New York, before relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2010, and then to Jackson Hole in 2017.
Before retiring David founded and ran his own consulting firm following a long career in the high technology and automotive industries, primarily in International Marketing, and in banking prior to that.
He has been President of a manufacturing firm, and a consultant in several industries, and was a participant at the Tech Inclusion summit at the White House in March 2013. David is an active investor in early stage companies and is an advisor and Board Observer.
For more than 15 years David was a volunteer pilot with Angel Flight both on the East and West Coast. He was formerly the President of the Board of Trustees of the Clarence Dillon Public Library, a Board member at Angel Flight NE, a Board Member with Washington Works, a Board Member at Citizen Schools, and a Board Member at the Seattle Symphony. He also served as Treasurer of the New York Co-Op 1120 Park Avenue. Currently he serves on the Competitive Grants Committee of the Community Foundation, a member of the Board at Center for the Arts, and is a trustee of Silicon Couloir. He is an active mentor in the MIT TEAMS program in Jackson Hole. David and his wife Debby live year-round in Jackson WY.