Julie Saxon

As an industry veteran with over two decades of experience, Julie Saxon has driven growth and revenue at some of the most innovative companies in the advertising ecosystem. Prior to joining IBM, Saxon led sales teams at Yahoo, Verizon, AOL, as well as at Myspace, and now sits as Chief Revenue Officer of The Weather Channel and IBM Watson Advertising.

Under Saxon’s leadership as Chief Revenue Officer, revenue expectations for both The Weather Company and IBM Watson Advertising have been streamlined to meet one, unified revenue goal. This consolidation, and strategy to achieve a single common revenue goal, has allowed The Weather Company and IBM Watson Advertising to strengthen their core offerings and overall time to market.

Saxon takes tremendous pride in being a working mother and during her tenure at Verizon, she was honored as “Working Mother of the Year”, an award that recognizes leaders who establish the policies, programs and corporate cultures that support working moms.