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Julie Averill

Julie Averill
Julie
Averill

EVP and CTO
lululemon athletica
Julie Averill is lululemon’s Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. She joined lululemon in May 2017 and brings more than 25 years of experience leveraging innovative technology to transform retail businesses and enhance guest experiences. Julie comes to lululemon from REI, where she most recently served as the brand's first-ever Chief Information Officer.

While at REI, she led the company’s technology strategy, overall IT operations, and technology transformation that enabled its member and employee base to more deeply connect with its purpose for people to enjoy the outdoors.

Prior to REI, Julie spent over a decade at Nordstrom where she held several key positions on the company’s IT leadership team and was responsible for driving online, store, and omni-channel innovation within Nordstrom’s technology platforms. She received her MBA from the University of Washington, and Bachelor’s in computer science from Seattle Pacific University. She serves on several non-profit STEM and education advisory positions, working to provide access to technology careers for all. She is also a mother of three and enjoys spending time with her family in the Puget Sound, and traveling across the world.

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jan 14
12:30 - 1:00 PM
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The FQ Lounge, Expo, Level 1, back of 1100 aisle
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