Julie is the CEO of AIGA, the professional association for design. Since January 2016, she has been working in the design space to oversee strategies and new initiatives to enhance the value and competitive success of designers.
A vocal advocate for the power of design for more than 20 years, Julie’s career has spanned business, education, and the public sector. She boasts global experience working with world-class brands and institutions, including Chanel, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, GE, P&G, Roche, and the U.S. Military, and utilizing design, business strategy, and technology to activate and realize transformation and growth. Additionally, Julie has experience in almost every facet of the creative and business disciplines, including consulting, curation, business development, education, management, marketing, product, service and UI/UX development, and R&D, in the process collaborating with leading designers and design supporters around the world.