JULIA POLK

Q. DID YOU KNOW?...

A. I'm very creative - make jewelry, am a good photographer, cook and wish I could draw and paint. Very odd for a math major.

Q. IF YOU COULD HAVE BEEN THE FOUNDER OF ANY COMPANY WHAT WOULD IT BE AND WHY?

A.  Y Combinator or Techstars. To have the chance to be surrounded by passionate, smart, driven, creative people and to encourage, invest in, and support entrepreneurs while building the framework for startups that everyone else follows.

Q. WHAT ARE 3 THINGS YOU WOULD TAKE WITH YOU ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND WHY?

A. Camera to record the experience, laptop to learn things I don't know how to do while playing music, my kids in order not to miss them too much.

Q. WHAT SONG WOULD YOU SING AT KARAOKE NIGHT?

A. Something Motown - Michael Jackson for sure. ABC

Q. WHAT IS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE EC MOMENT?

A. The day I introduced Newsbreak Networks at JSF Demo Day and was able to stand up and tell everyone that mentoring is the most rewarding work I've ever done, and they should do it too.