Accenture - North American
Julie Wilkes is the North American Wellness and Disability Lead at Accenture. Julie has been with Accenture for 17 years and has a mission of helping to improve the health and wellness of our employees. Julie created her position at Accenture and has seen wellness develop from a vision to a large program that impacts over 50,000 North American employees and is growing across Accenture’s 300,000+ global employees.
Outside of Accenture, Julie is a motivational speaker, published author and entrepreneur. She has recently spoken on a panel at The White House and a the US Chamber of Commerce. She was also featured on Fox News this summer on the Carol Alt Show.
She has an aromatherapy line, several mobile apps, a branded fitness format and her own online podcast series. Julie’s passion comes from the fact that she is a heart disease survivor who has outlived all of her life expectancies. She believes she was given a second chance at life through health and wellness and hopes to pay forward of that gift each day.
Julie resides in Columbus, Ohio and has two long-haired dachshunds and a tuxedo cat. She loves to travel and takes a photo doing a yoga pose in every city she visits. She’s taught english in China and has plans to teach a yoga retreat in Costa Rica next year.