Julia Sears

Julia Sears, Chief Digital Officer

Julia Sears is a digital leader with over two decades of experience in the technology industry. As the Chief Digital Officer at Altus Power, she oversees the company's digital strategy, technology operations, and innovation initiatives. She is responsible for developing and executing the company's digital roadmap, aligning technology investments with business goals, and driving digital transformation across the organization.

Before joining Altus Power, Sears held leadership positions at TIAA and the Nasdaq Stock Market. Working with Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others on strategic product launches. Sears holds multiple patents. Sears also has strong experience working with nonprofit industry institutions, healthcare and government organizations from her time at TIAA working closely with boards to determine the best outcomes and technology engagement solutions for their organizations.

Known as a forward-thinking C-suite executive, with cross-functional expertise in strategy, client engagement, behavioral strategy, business development, go-to-market, and general management. Sears is a change agent with a collaborative style, passionate about building highly effective teams and helping individuals realize their potential.

Her areas of expertise include digital strategy, digital innovation and execution, financial markets through annuities, energy, data analytics, and cloud computing. Julia attended the University of Massachusetts where she held a multi-year board seat with the Social and Behavioral Sciences division. She is also a frequent speaker at technology conferences and a thought leader in the digital space. Julia currently resides in Weston, Connecticut, with her family.

Ms. Sears was recognized as Traders Magazine Markets Choice Award Buy Side Technology in 2016 and Best Enterprise Application for Market Replay in 2008. She began her career in the data center of the Nasdaq Stock Market, developing technology solutions still in use today.