Julie Kim is an accomplished senior finance leader with over 20 years experience in diverse corporate finance, M&A, and treasury positions in Fortune 50 companies and senior banking positions in top international financial institutions. Julie has proven expertise in capital raising and mergers and acquisitions having executed over 100 debt and equity financing and M&A transactions during her career. She was a manager of Mergers & Acquisitions at Sprint and was instrumental in completing the largest telecom acquisition in U.S. history (Sprint/Centel – 1993). At Verizon, Julie served as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions and Director of International Treasury and was responsible for managing Verizon’s subsidiaries in Europe and Asia. During her 10 years working at top financial institutions, such as Citibank and WestLB, Julie worked extensively on project financing transactions in Mexico and Latin America developing an expertise in cross-border financing. She is a recipient of a number of awards recognizing innovation in structuring project finance transactions. Julie was the Head of the Telecom, Media and Entertainment group at ANZ Investment Bank where she managed the bank’s corporate lending activities targeting global media and telecommunications companies. In 2004 Julie founded TechFinance Advisory, LLC to provide strategic and financial advisory services targeted to small and medium sized firms and has acted as interim CFO for number of her clients in diverse sectors including consumer goods, manufacturing, technology, business services, telecom, digital media, gaming, education, and e-commerce. In 2017, Julie founded TechFinance Ventures, LLC to invest in seed stage technology companies with a focus on social enterprise. To date, TechFinance Ventures has made 5 investments. Julie holds a B.A. in Economics from Washington University and an MBA in finance from Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.