Julia Byrd

Associate
Adjuncts
318 S. W. Mudd Building
+1 212-854-2987
+1 212-854-8103

Julia is the Operations Manager of PowerBridgeNY, a NYSERDA-funded cleantech proof-of-concept center that provides grants of up to $150K to researchers at one of the six partner institutions who have a clean technology they want to commercialize. There she manages the day-to-day operations of the center, including the application and awardee processes. She works closely with the teams and soon-to-be startup companies teaching them the Lean LaunchPad methodology and ensuring they are working toward identifying their initial target market.

Julia is also an instructor for the New York City Regional Innovation Node (NYCRIN) regional I-Corps program where she guides university teams in identifying scalable business models for their technologies.

Julia received a BA from The George Washington University with majors in both Environmental Studies and Russian Language and Literature. She received her MS in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.


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