Damien Hooper-Campbell is the first Chief Diversity Officer at Zoom Video Communications, Inc. In this capacity, Damien leads the design and implementation of Zoom’s global diversity, equity and inclusion strategy with a focus on its current and future employees and customers, its products and its communities. He is also responsible for establishing Zoom’s University Recruiting program and initiatives and is a board member for Zoom’s philanthropic program, Zoom Cares.
Prior to joining Zoom, Damien was a Vice President at eBay where he served as the company’s first Chief Diversity Officer for four years. While at eBay, he led the design and implementation of eBay’s global strategy for embedding diversity, equity and inclusion across its workforce, workplace, and marketplace. He also had responsibility for eBay’s University Recruiting & Programs team and was a member of the eBay Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Before eBay, Damien served as Uber’s first Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, where he drove the company’s foundational diversity and inclusion strategy and led its community engagement efforts with the City of Oakland, CA. Prior to Uber, he advised Google’s senior leaders and built partnerships across communities as a Diversity Strategist. Prior to Google, Damien was a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Pine Street Leadership Development Group, where he coached the company’s most senior leaders on leadership and management best practices. Before Goldman, he led underrepresented minority outreach for Harvard Business School’s Admissions Board and empowered Harlem’s non-profit community as an Associate Program Manager at the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ). Prior to UMEZ, Damien was an Investment Banking Analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Consumer Products and Retail Group.
Damien serves on the board of Supernova Partners Acquisition Company, Inc. He is also a member of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science Dean’s Advisory Board and the Steve Fund’s Crisis Response Task Force. Previously, Damien served on the Board of New Jersey Needs You and as a mentor in Morehouse College’s Executive Mentorship Program. His thought leadership on “Humanizing Diversity & Inclusion” has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, TIME, TechCrunch and The Globe and Mail.
Damien graduated with a BA in Economics from Morehouse College and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was both a Bert King and Morgan Stanley Fellow.