About The Speaker
Jules is an investor, 3-time entrepreneur, corporate executive and ‘intrapreneur.’ Jules co-founded IBM Blockchain Ventures, runs the IBM Blockchain Accelerator and was previously head of the IBM Blockchain Garage for North America. She was previously a partner at LunaCap Ventures, a venture debt fund investing in diverse founders, and was COO of gender lens investing pioneer BRAVA Investments. Jules co-founded and led two legal tech companies: Evolve Law (acquired by Breaking Media/Above the Law), a digital media and events company for legal innovators, and Hire an Esquire, a venture-backed tech startup providing attorneys on-demand to law firms and in-house legal teams. She also founded Carbonado Group, an environmental sustainability consulting firm, and spent 7 years as an ‘intraprenuer’ helping companies including EY, Salesforce.com and Tiffany & Co. to launch and grow new business units around environmental and social responsibility. Jules is also an advisor, mentor and board member to a variety of startups and women in tech.