Julie Benezet is the Founder and Managing Principal of Business Growth Consulting and former Director of Global Real Estate at Amazon. She is the author of the new book The Journey of Not Knowing: How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There Is None and has devoted her professional life to building companies, real estate and careers.
Benezet currently works as an executive consultant, coach and teacher, following 25 years in business and law. She is the founder of The Journey of Not Knowing®, a peer based leadership development program that focuses on developing a leadership mindset while deepening core leadership competencies.
Julie spent four years as a member of the <a href=”http://amazon.com/”>Amazon.com</a> leadership team that brought the company from its early steep ramp up phase to its emergence as an established business. As Director of Global Real Estate, she is credited with leading the delivery of over 7,000,000 square feet worldwide with the supporting corporate infrastructure in just two years. Before joining <a href=”http://amazon.com/”>Amazon.com</a>, Julie built and raised capital for several business and real estate consulting companies whose clients ranged from Fortune 100 companies to start-ups. Her work as a consultant followed 12 years as a finance lawyer in New York and Seattle, Washington.