Julia Sullivan, Senior Consultant

Julia Sullivan is a Senior Consultant for the Authentic Leadership Institute, a leadership consulting firm committed to creating leaders and organizations with a deeper purpose and the courage to transform their business impact.

She brings over twenty five years of corporate and consulting experience in strategy deployment, organizational change, and leadership development. 

Julia’s career started in operations spanning high tech, the automotive industry, and pulp and paper. She worked on the start-up and first 2 ½ year operation of a Japanese-American joint venture high technology plant in Puerto Rico.  In the pulp and paper industry, she shaped the organizational design and developed a culture building selection and assessment process for a mill that has become an industry standard for mills in its class. 

She is a recognized expert in new collaborative technologies that expedited the integration of the largest acquisition on record for a $1.5B high tech company. Julia designed and delivered organization design forums for cross-company global teams that achieved business objectives and built trusting working relationships in record time. Her work engages leaders on a global scale with both virtual and in-person delivery in APAC, EMEA, and South America.

Julia specializes in large-scale multi-stakeholder engagement. Julia has facilitated 1000-person technology enabled meetings to provide fast cycle feedback to decision makers in a way that enlists broad support and concrete follow-up action for the collective vision that develops. Her clients include Chevron Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Hewlett-Packard, Gap, Inc., JDS Uniphase, Cedar River Paper Company, American Medical Systems, Inc., and other public sector and not-for-profit clients.

In 2003, the Stanford Graduate School of Business awarded Julia the Jerry I. Porras Latino Leadership award to recognize her professional achievements and her contributions to the community.

Julia earned an MBA from Stanford University and a Bachelor in Industrial Administration from Kettering University.