Julia joined NEA in 2016 as an investor in the technology team. Prior to joining NEA, Julia spent two years at Qatalyst Partners in San Francisco where she worked with a number of software, internet, and networking companies. At Qatalyst, Julia worked on over $37Bn worth of M&A transactions, including LinkedIn’s sale to Microsoft ($28.1Bn), Riverbed’s sale to Thoma Bravo ($3.6Bn), Citrix’s GoTo Business RMT with LogMeIn ($1.8Bn), Orbitz’s sale to Expedia ($1.7Bn), Datalogix’s sale to Oracle ($1.2Bn); among others. She also worked on Citrix’s activism defense and its cooperation agreement with Elliott.
Julia graduated from Stanford University with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science, with a focus on artificial intelligence and information, and Management Science & Engineering, with a focus on finance and statistics. While at Stanford, she served as the President of Stanford Finance, the university’s oldest finance organization, and she was recognized at graduation for her work on optimal routing for networks under duress in conjunction with FEMA Region IX. Julia hails from Manhattan, New York.