Julie leads the Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse/Big Data engineering & operations, Database and Storage engineering organizations at Nationwide Insurance and Financial Services while she also acts as IT Delivery Executive for the Information Protection program.   Prior to joining Nationwide, Julie served as Chief Security Officer with Symantec where she was building and integrating Symantec's Cyber & Physical security programs with Information Risk Management.  In addition to Julie's strategic role within Symantec, Julie played a critical role in Symantec's new Customer One Program and served as the Executive sponsor for Symantec's Healthcare Advisory Board.   Julie has broad industry experience within information risk and security, specializing in the management of information security and business resiliency programs.  Recently, she served as Chief Information Security Officer and Senior Leader of Infrastructure for The Ohio State University, where she was responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of university assets and shared services while meeting numerous regulatory requirements. Prior to her work at Ohio State, Julie held key information security, risk governance, and business resiliency assignments at Cardinal Health and Bank One/JP Morgan Chase.

Julie was one of the Central Region finalists for the Information Security Executive of the Decade and was the Central Region Information Security Executive of 2010, which are awards sponsored by Tech Exec Networks (T.E.N.).   While at Symantec, Julie served as the co-chair for their Women's Network and executive sponsor for STEM and the Anita Borg Institute.  Julie also has obtained Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP), and Certified Governance Enterprise IT (CGEIT) certifications, participated in Dell's Software Advisory Board and has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Miami University.