Julie Winkle Giulioni helps organizations enhance learning, engagement, retention, and the bottom line. Her consulting firm, DesignArounds, specializes in enterprise-wide learning experiences and custom training. Named one of Inc. Magazine’s top 100 speakers, Julie has traveled from Russia to China to Lithuania and beyond helping leaders around the world help others grow. She’s a sought-after speaker for consistently delivering creative insights as well as practical takeaways that change behavior.
Prior to founding DesignArounds, Julie led product development at AchieveGlobal. Managing cross-functional and international teams of marketing, creative, instructional design, and production professionals, she directed the creation and launch of products that are used in tens of thousands of organizations globally. Before that she held multiple training management positions and was a professor and department chair at Woodbury University.
Julie is a regular contributor to The Economist, The Conference Board, Training Industry Magazine, TD, SmartBrief and other publications. Industry awards and recognition include Human Resource Executive Magazine’s Top Ten Training Products, Global HR Excellence Award from the World HR Congress, New York Film Festival, and Lguide recognition for developing “e-learning at its best.”
When Julie is not working with clients, she’s active in her community. A Southern California native, she’s as comfortable doing stand-up paddle boarding as she is doing stand-up training. Julie currently lives with her husband, Peter, and their pooch Pixel, in South Pasadena.