A true Internet advertising pioneer and one of AlwaysOn’s Top 25 Women in Tech to Watch, Julie brings over 15 years of experience to Gradient X, where she oversees all front-end development, client and internal facing applications.
Before helping to launch Gradient X, Julie was co-founder and chief technologist at the Rubicon Project, an online advertising technology company. She oversaw the engineering and product teams in building the REVV Platform, and led the innovation & development of cutting-edge applications.
Prior to Rubicon, Julie was the Director of Operations Engineering at Adconion Media Group, where she focused on developing technology to improve the organization’s daily workflow processes to provide operational efficiencies. Julie’s experience includes being recruited by Fastclick (now ValueClick Media) where she managed the development of the company’s business data systems and built a comprehensive suite of reporting tools. Julie was the first developer of adMonitor (L90, Inc.) (acquired by DoubleClick), where she served as Director of Engineering. She oversaw all engineering directives with a specialization in adMonitor’s user interface that was highly regarded as being the industry’s best, for its ease of use and rich feature set. Julie began her career in the Internet advertising industry in 1998 at Yesmail.com (no hyperlink please) where she was responsible for the development of the company’s core product, leading to a $524 million sale to CMGI.
Julie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, with high honors, from the Illinois Institute of Technology.