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As the Managing Director of Iron Butterfly Consulting, LLC, Julie Cavanna-Jerbic currently advises leadership teams on effectively managing transactions and market disruptions. Julie is known for her expertise in technology-based businesses including Services, SaaS, Cloud, Data Analytics, and ERP Initiatives. Her signature workshop, The Strategic CFO, allows professionals to develop skills to manage across the enterprise and function at the COO level with a focus on increasing shareholder value. Julie shares her expertise nationally by offering business advisory services to make your business thrive in the face of change, executive education to build your leaders of tomorrow, and executive coaching to create career resilience in your team.
Julie is a chief operations executive, financial expert, business advisor, and member of several boards. A former C-level executive management and program leader at Hewlett-Packard, Julie directed top-level, high profile initiatives in Finance, Sales Account Management, and IT that led to organizational transformations, financial integrations, and go-to-market turnarounds at the company enabling top line growth of 7% and over $1.7B of efficiency.
Julie is a board member and past president of Financial Executives International Silicon Valley (FEI SV) Chapter. Under her leadership, FEI Silicon Valley Chapter initiated the FEISV CFO Readiness Academy in 2014 and received four National Awards in 2017 including Most Innovative Chapter Award.
Julie is currently on the Supervisory & Audit Committee of First Tech Federal Credit Union, 7th largest in the nation, and a member of the Board of Trustees of Morrissey Compton, a non- profit corporation assisting children with learning differences. In addition, Julie is a noted speaker on Accounting, Finance, and IT Transformations having spoken at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and in other forums.
Julie earned a B.A. in Economics and French Literature from the University of California at Berkeley graduating with High Distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, an M.B.A. in Corporate Finance and Marketing from the University of Southern California and completed the Directors' College at the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University Law School.