Julia Ballard moved to New Orleans in September 2011 and began working for a local social media strategy startup, Conversations
in October. Her love for the tech and startup scene in NOLA only grew from there.
In February 2012, Julia joined the Silicon Bayou News
as an Assistant News Editor. Since then, she has shifted to full-time Editor in Chief of the online tech publication that covers high-growth startups and tech news in Louisiana.
Julia is originally from Cambridge by way of California where she studied psychology at the University of Redlands.
She is inspired by adventurers, yogis, and people who speak more than two languages. Follow her on Twitter @JuliaBallard
and be sure to use hash tag #NOLAtech when appropriate!