Julie Sammons

As the Director of Knowledge Management at CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, Julie drives organizational KPIs, impact assessment, and data collection. She oversees the CITRIS Seed Fund program, guides communications for the Pacific Research Platform, and launched the CITRIS Data Corps program to train UC Berkeley students in technical work for societal benefit.

Julie previously co-managed the CITRIS Foundry, which supports a startup portfolio based on University of California breakthroughs. She has a research background in life sciences, 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.