Julie holds a master degree in Applied Communications from IHECS (Brussels). She recently joined Agoria, the federation of tech companies in Belgium, as a consultant to coordinate the new DigitalWallonia4.ai program, which aims to accelerate the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) in Wallonia and strengthen the Walloon AI ecosystem.
She started her career in the US where she worked for 9 years in digital communications and new media, mainly for the McCann Erickson Group. Back in Belgium, she continued to work for leading companies, such as Microsoft. For a while, she joined an NGO to coordinate an EU-funded research project, then went back to the private sector to manage projects promoting new technologies, for which she has a passion.