As Director of Knowledge Management, Julie drives the development of data and information systems for the institute. She leads data curation, organizational KPIs, and impact assessment for the CITRIS network — including the $10M CITRIS Seed Program for emerging technologies. She also oversees the CITRIS Data Corps, a training program for high-potential university students to engage in technical work for societal benefit.
Julie previously co-led the CITRIS Foundry accelerator headquartered based at UC Berkeley, where she vetted and supported a portfolio of “deep science” startups that collectively raised $100M+ in federal and private funding. She has a bioscience research background, 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.