Julia Rivard Dexter
Julia Rivard Dexter is an innovative tech entrepreneur and a former Olympian. She began her business career in graphic design and has gone on to lead several successful technology ventures, including SheepDogInc.ca, Google’s first North American premier apps partner; Code + Mortar, an innovative web and technology firm whose work has been recognized by the International Webby Awards; and pursu.it, a not-for-profit crowdfunding platform that has raised $1M+ for athletes who need support to reach their Olympic goals. Julia’s latest venture is as cofounder and CMO of Squiggle Park, which aims to improve literacy rates for children worldwide and was chosen as a Google for Entrepreneurs company. Currently, she’s a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Round Table for Digital Industries.