Julie Hubbard Simmons - B.S., Marketing, 1989
Utah Business Magazing
30 WOMEN TO WATCH -In Utah, women are natural and effective leaders. Utah women are creative
entrepreneurs who start and grow successful businesses; they are seasoned executives who help their organizations exceed goals and achieve greater success; and they are a driving force that propels nonprofit and
government organizations to more efficiently and effectively carry out their missions. Julie Simmons Chief
Information Officer, MarketStar. Julie Simmons has an impressive, 25-year career in technology management.
In the 1990s, she was vice president of sales and marketing for Intelisys, a technology startup that was ahead
of its time in document digitization. She joined MarketStar in 2000 as director of web development and project
management. Now as the company’s CIO, Simmons is responsible for the technology strategy, infrastructure
and digital solutions to support the company’s global business. Simmons sits on the board of the Women Tech
Council, serves on the Career Technology Advisory Committee for Weber School District and volunteers for
Expanding Your Horizons. She is also passionate about helping young women find fulfilling careers through
lookilulu.com, a website she started with her sister. Lookilulu profiles career women and helps girls find
careers that match their passions and interests. “There are so many amazing possibilities in life and I think it’s
important to expand the vision of young girls and to expose them to diverse possibilities,” she says.