Julia Stuart

director of insights

Julia Stuart is a decisive, imaginative, action-oriented leader with proven success developing and executing strategies that build stakeholder consensus with the goal of driving impact. Julia has the innate ability to take complex, ambiguous business problems and use data and insights to provide clear, comprehensive solutions and guidance. Julia is known to act quickly in making decisions in fast-changing, unpredictable situations, with a bias toward moving projects forward. Julia is empathetic and collaborative in styl, with a positive attitude that makes her a top choice as a mentor, coach, friend and colleague.

Julia established Snapchat’s Global Thought Leadership practice and Trends Research within the Marketing Insights department. The scope of her initiatives include augmented reality, mobile video, Gen Z insights, and commercial trends. These key insights illuminated the path for brand managers, management and investors.

Julia has impacted the Global Insights program for Snapchat as the Head of North America Consumer Insights, where she is a regular speaker, author and panelist.

Prior to her tenure at Snap, Julia was a business analyst at Deloitte Consulting, where she consulted on international, multi-billion dollar businesses in the medical device, travel, health care and technology platforms.

Julia graduated cum laude from Northwestern University, with a degrees of Bachelor of Science & Education (BSE) and Social Policy, and minors in Busines and Political Science. Julia also has a Certificate in Civic Engagement. Julia currently lives in Highland Park,IL with her husband and two children.