Julia Ballard is the Marketing Manager at trepwise. She brings a background in social media and marketing consulting to the growing company.
Julia began her career in a business development role at the global e-commerce company Wayfair. She then transitioned into technology reporting at Silicon Bayou News where, as Editor in Chief, Julia reports on entrepreneurs, companies and trends within the New Orleans startup scene. She believes New Orleans is a true hub for innovation and growth.
Originally from Cambridge, MA, Julia received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Redlands in California. She moved to New Orleans in 2011 and has been active in its entrepreneurial community ever since. She is the co-founder and organizer at NOLA Meetup, a monthly technology meetup, and a member and current Curator at Global Shapers New Orleans, the local hub of the World Economic Forum initiative that supports young emerging leaders around the globe.