Person Overview

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Past:
Board or Directors at Socialtext, Founder & CEO at Scalix, See All (10)
Education:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Born:
August 5, 1965

Description

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Based in San Francisco, Julie Hanna is a repeat entrepreneur, board director, startup & venture advisor and angel investor.

In August 2009, Julie was appointed Chair of the Board at Kiva, crowdfunding pioneer and the world's largest micro-lending marketplace. Kiva has delivered $350M loans to over 800,000 low-income entrepreneurs in 62 countries, was named named a Top 50 Website by TIME and has been called the "hottest non-profit on the planet" by FORTUNE.

She is an advisor to Idealab and a number of startups and social businesses in the US and Europe.

Having helped create products that have been adopted by tens of millions over the past two decades, Julie likes to work with products that have the potential to reach mass scale. Her focus areas include consumer internet, enterprise 2.0, mobile, email and communications, e-commerce, e-tailing, social networking &... See More

Experience (10)

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    Kiva

    Chair of the Board
    Oct, 2009
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    Scalix

    Founder & CEO
    Jun, 2002 - Jun, 2006
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    Onebox

    VP, Product & Marketing
    Jan, 1999 - Mar, 2000
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    Mayfield

    Entrepreneur-in-Residence
    Oct, 2001 - Jun, 2002
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    2Bridge

    VP, Product & Marketing
    1998 - Jan, 2000
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    Portola

    VP, Product & Marketing
    1997 - Jan, 1997
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    Healtheon

    Senior Product Manager
    1996 - Jan, 1997
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    Silicon Graphics

    Head, WebForce Intranet
    1995 - Jan, 1996
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    Lotus/IBM

    Director, Strategic Technologies
    1993 - Jan, 1995
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    Bonobos

    Angel Investor

Advisory Roles (7)

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Education (1)

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