Julie Knudson

Ben Kovler - CEO + Founder + Chairman

Julie Knudson

Chief People Officer

Julie Knudson oversees all human resources, recruiting, and culture initiatives for GTI. She brings an extensive business background including leadership in premier market-leading organizations, publicly traded companies and high-growth entities ranging from early-stage companies to Fortune 500 C-suite experience.

Julie most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for GGP Inc., an S&P 500 company acquired by Brookfield Properties in 2018. She started her career in consulting and has led human resources for public companies Echo Global Logistics, DigitalGlobe and YesMail. Additionally, she held HR leadership positions at Accenture and spent time in Rwanda as the Country Director for The Clinton Foundation where she worked in partnership with the Rwandan president’s office and directed teams on the Clinton HIV / AIDS and other initiatives.

She has a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and Sloan Master’s in Leadership and Strategy from the London Business School.  Julie has been a director of a private foundation and is an Advisory Council Member of Youth Guidance’s WOW (Working on Womanhood) program.