Julia is Senior Director, Deputy General Counsel, Commercial and Privacy at AppNexus where, in addition to counseling on commercial and product matters, she leads AppNexus’s global privacy work. She represents AppNexus on the NAI Board and in certain IAB groups, including IAB Europe’s GDPR Implementation Working Group. She joined AppNexus in May 2014 and before focusing on privacy matters was the lead attorney for commercial and product matters for AppNexus’s Publisher Technology Group and has led legal engagement on some of AppNexus’s most strategic partnerships and the integration work for AppNexus’s various acquisitions. Before AppNexus, Julia worked at UBM, a British information company where her practice focused on mergers and acquisitions and commercial matters and as an associate at Latham and Watkins where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate matters. She received a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.