Julia joined NEA in 2016 and is a Principal on the West Coast Tech Team. She focuses on developer-first and product-led investments. Her interests include open source infrastructure and applications, data engineering and analytics, DevOps, and workflow integration and automation. She serves on the Board of Metabase and Sentry, and she was a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree in 2020.
Prior to joining NEA, Julia was an Investment Banker at Qatalyst Partners in San Francisco where she worked with software, internet, and networking companies. At Qatalyst, Julia worked on over $37Bn worth of M&A transactions.
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 operations research.