Julie Veloz has been in learning & development for over 17 years, during that time she has cultivated a culture of fearless disruption in the space. She brings L&D to rockstar status by being bottom-line focused, business literate and making training ‘sexy.' She has served as a learning leader in Pharmaco, Academia, Retail, Telecom, Sales, Marketing, and Advertising.
At IPG MediaBrands the media arm of Interpublic Group, a global leader in modern marketing solutions with over 50,400 diverse and talented individuals, that drive business results for clients around the world. Julie and her team oversee the pillars of learning and instruction: Onboarding, Craft Education, Team Dynamics, Transferable Knowledge, Client Education, and Learning Technologies. Julie is a strategic partner to the business by creating learning that affects the caliber of the workforce through thoughtfully produced learning solutions.
Julie believes that learning is not a byproduct but an intrinsic part of the culture to any successful company. She prides herself on running a learning organization that is front and center and has a seat at the decision-making table by using data and analytics and aligning it with the business objectives.
2017 has been an exciting year for Julie and her L&D team; being awarded and recognized by various learning authorities as an industry trailblazer and change agent in the learning space.
Julie is a mom, a passionate Diversity and Inclusion Leader, a novice cross fitter and an Avid writer.