Julie has a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Learning Sciences – an interdisciplinary program of cognitive science, artificial intelligence and education. She is Director of Product Design at Citrix for Cloud products. Most recently, she was at Adobe where she was a Senior User Experience Manager for the Adobe Creative Suite. Prior to Adobe, she worked at Xerox doing both interaction design and user research for Xerox.com. In the go-go .com days she was Director of User Experience at UNext (working for Don Norman) where they built an online MBA program (ellis.nyit.edu).