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Julie Wood
VP Communications and External Affairs

Julie Wood is VP of Communications and External Affairs at Motivate, where she leads media relations and government affairs. She has a diverse range of experience in politics, corporate communications and technology. Prior to Motivate, she served as a senior spokesperson on Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. Prior to the campaign, Julie spent nearly three years as Director of Global Communications at Kickstarter, the Brooklyn-based funding platform for creative projects. Prior to Kickstarter, she served as First Deputy Press Secretary and Digital Content Director to New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, overseeing the administration’s communications efforts related to economic development.

She holds a B.A. in English from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree in Strategic Communications from Columbia University.