Julie has nearly 20 years of experience in Information Technology, Cyber Security, and Data Management across numerous Industry verticals. Julie is currently the Senior Vice President of Cyber Protection and Identity at Optiv where she is accountable for developing, implementing and positioningIdentity, Risk and Data Protection services that protect organization’s most critical assets while ensuring a secure, compliant and uniform digital experience. Julie has held key transformative CISO and Data Leadership positions at Symantec, The Ohio State University, Cardinal Health, JP Morgan Chase, Nationwide Insurance and SunTrust Bank. Her focus was establishing and aligning global security and data strategies while leading the implementation of Security and Data capabilities to reduce each organization cyber risks exposure while enabling them to maximize their data to grow revenue, product evolution and consumer delight. Currently, Julie is serving on several industry boards: The Identity Defined Security Alliance, Cyberstarts and ForgePoint Capital. Supporting one of Julie’ s passions, Julie is an active Board member of Women in Technology (WIT), Optiv’s Diversity and Inclusion and Optiv Women’s Network.

Julie has obtained Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP), and Certified Governance Enterprise IT (CGEIT) certifications and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.