Julia Braun joined Smartsheet, Inc. in July 2019 and is the global head of Procurement, Accounts Payable & Travel for Smartsheet, Inc. Prior to Smartsheet, Julia was a VP of Third Party Risk Management for Bank of the West and is a certified Third Party Risk Management professional. She was a National Director of Operations with ManpowerGroup Solutions Australia, and a Sr. Director of Operations with MPG/TAPFIN in North America. Prior to her time with ManpowerGroup, Julia headed up the Contingent Workforce Management program at Microsoft where she was responsible for North America program operations and led the effort to expand and implement that program across Microsoft globally. Prior to Microsoft, she held a variety of sourcing and leadership positions in retail, banking and financial services, including Nordstrom and JPMorgan Chase.
Julia earned her Bachelor of Science degree from The Ohio State University and resides in Bellevue, WA with her husband Eric, daughter Liliana (15) and labrador retrievers, Dash and Arlo.