Julie Iskow

Julie Iskow joined Workiva in 2019 as executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer (COO). She drives the growth strategy and oversees product, technology and commercial operations, including sales, marketing, partners, services, and customer success. She also owns execution of key enterprise initiatives focused on innovation, growth and customer experience.

Ms. Iskow has extensive experience in product development, optimizing operations, and scaling enterprise SaaS companies with strong, profitable growth. Before joining Workiva, she served as EVP and chief technology officer (CTO) at Medidata Solutions, a leading technology and data platform for life sciences. She was responsible for developing and executing the product and technology strategy, and leading the teams that designed, delivered and supported the company’s enterprise platform and cloud-based solutions, data analytics, and AI capabilities.

Prior to Medidata, she was the senior vice president of product development and chief information officer (CIO) at WageWorks. During her tenure, Ms. Iskow was part of the leadership team that helped bring WageWorks through a successful IPO. Before Wageworks, she  spent over a decade in engineering and technology leadership positions, responsible for automation and robotics software used in high-tech manufacturing.

She currently serves on the board of directors of Workiva Inc. and  Vocera Communications and on the advisory board for Change Healthcare. She is a contributing writer for the Forbes Technology Council and was named among InformationWeek’s Elite 100. She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s from the University of California, Davis.