Julie Hansen

Global Strategic Executive Advisor, Sales Force

She is focused on building trust at Executive levels with Salesforce’s most progressive customers delivering advice, business value and customer success. A consultative business advisor with 20+ years of enterprise experience including 12 years at Salesforce, she uses a combination of business and technical expertise to provide a forward-looking lens to ensure that customers are positioned for the rapidly changing future.

When Julie isn’t guiding the C-suites of top customers she is actively supporting the advancement of women both locally and globally. From teaching underserved girls STEM programs to being a keynote speaker on human connection & equality to teaching women life skills in Guatemala and Africa, Julie gives back wholeheartedly.

This year Julie had the privilege of being a judge as well as offering guidance to the inaugural We Empower Global UN SDG Challenge, a global business competition supported by Vital Voices and other key philanthropic leadership focused on recognizing and celebrating women entrepreneurs who are advancing the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals through their business practices.

Julie is an active speaker and writer on a variety of current subjects including Innovation, Transformation, Culture Shifts and the Future of Work.

She holds multiple degrees in Business, Computer Science and Psychology. She recently attended the MIT, Sloan School of Management completing an Executive Program in Technology & Operations Strategy and also ASU School of Sustainability completing a certificate in Sustainability Strategy. She is continuing studies at Stanford University in Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Balancing work and leisure, Julie enjoys exploring new places and cultures. An adventure-seeker, she is both a scuba diver and a motorcycle rider. To date, she has been diving in the oceans surrounding 8 countries and has safely ridden motorcycles across 7 countries covering 120,000 km and counting.