Julie is a Global Leadership Fellow at the World Economic Forum where she currently manages the Digital Europe project. Previously at the Forum, she has led projects on the Future of Production, the Future of Urban Development and managed two Global Future Councils, first on Cities and currently on Entrepreneurship. Julie joined the Forum from Telefonica where she focused on strategy for digital projects, including smart city initiatives. Prior to Telefonica, Julie held various positions in project management, strategy, and financial operations with KPMG Consulting, IESE Business School, and the Obama for America 2008 Presidential Campaign. Julie began her career as an investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers. She holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School and a BA from Northwestern University with a double major in economics and psychology.