Julie is a Director at Techstars, a 13 week mentorship-driven accelerator for software technology startups running 23 programs year around and around the world. Prior to Techstars, Julie was the VP of Operations for Graphicly, a VC-backed company automating ebooks conversions and distribution platforms. Prior to that, she was a Corporate Development Analyst at Liberty Media and Liberty Interactive. She holds an JD/MBA from University of Colorado with an emphasis in entrepreneurship and a BA from Brown University. Other work includes positions at SRS, a company that manages escrows and holdbacks in VC-backed M&A deals, Lijit (now Sovrn), a VC-backed adtech company, and the CU Tech Transfer Office. She began her career at Zeo, a Boston-based VC-backed startup that developed a sleep-tracking consumer hardware product.