With 23 years of experience across learning and development, talent management, and professional services, Julie helps organizations create business impact by connecting learning, talent, and organizational change efforts to organizational goals and strategy. Her current research priorities include how organizations are bringing learning into the flow of work, the learning technology landscape and how organizations can adapt to the future of work by focusing on nurturing human capabilities in their workforce.
As a learning leader inside a professional services firm, she created global onboarding programs, used peer-created learning within leadership training, directed culture change efforts associated with multiple mergers and integrations, and led a globally distributed team. She has also led a managed services business and held a variety of sales, management, recruiting and consulting roles. A Certified Professional in Learning and Performance, Julie holds a master’s degree in communication from Florida State University. She lives in Chicago with her husband Eric.