Julie Sammons

As Director of Knowledge Management, Julie fosters a culture of interdisciplinary learning, capacity-building, and impact assessment related to emerging technologies and their applications. She also curates the flagship CITRIS Research Exchange speaker series to present fresh perspectives on technology and society from industry, university, and public sector leaders.

Julie was previously a Partner at the CITRIS Foundry technology accelerator headquartered at UC Berkeley, where she supported a portfolio of early-stage startups based on deep science and research inventions. She has a research background in life sciences, an MBA with a sustainability emphasis, and has lectured and presented on innovation strategies at the Stanford d.school, UC Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, SXSW Eco, and Compostmodern.