Julie Sammons

Julie drives organizational KPIs, data strategy, and impact assessment across the institute as Director of Knowledge Management. She oversees the CITRIS Seed Fund program for emerging technology applications, guides science communications for the Pacific Research Platform, and launched the CITRIS Data Corps program to train high-potential students in technical work for societal benefit.

Julie previously co-led the CITRIS Foundry incubator, which supports a portfolio of frontier technology startups based on University of California breakthroughs. She has a research background in bioscience, an MBA focused on sustainability, and has been an instructor and speaker at the Stanford d.school, UC Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, CCA, SXSW Eco, and Compostmodern.