Julie Downing


When Julie was little, she wanted to be an Olympic gymnast. She decided to explore other options after finding herself unable to successfully complete a back handspring, and we’re so glad she did. Julie studied advertising at Syracuse and participated in community service, providing childcare through the Salvation Army. It’s probably why she’s so great at talking to people. Julie joined Gupta in July of 2019 and has proven herself invaluable since.

Outside of work, Julie’s interests include stand-up comedy, documentaries, thrifting, and conspiracy theories. She can often be heard saying such sentences as, “I’m the person my friends call to explain the simulation theory,” or, “Harry Styles and I have a similar life track, I feel like,” and even, “It’s been proven, by the way, we’re definitely in a simulation.” If you ask her how she developed her interest in the simulation theory, she’ll look you in the eye and say, “it’s not an interest, it’s the truth.” Julie is a born-and-raised Bostonian unfazed by brick-cold winters—though she’ll take the chance to get out when she can. Be it Madrid or Munich, Julie loves to travel. She also loves the Yankees. Kidding! But we’re not kidding when we say we’re thrilled she’s moved back to Boston for good.