Julie Hartigan is an NYC based mom of 2 and former engineer/tech consultant who, driven by her great passion for cooking, graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in NYC in 2009. Since then, she has been a personal chef, healthy cooking instructor, worked at Food Network and in cooking magazine test kitchens. Julie has published thousands of recipes and tips for everyone from Weight Watchers, Shape Magazine, Bed Bath Beyond, Beach Body Fitness, Real Simple, and more and is also a regular on morning & lifestyle shows. The founder of Julie Hartigan Brand Consulting and Cooking w/Julie, Julie’s coaching and healthy cooking programs have helped 1000’s of women achieve a happy-meets-healthy balance in their lives.
Hari Ravichandran is the CEO and founder of Aura. An engineer by training and entrepreneur by nature, Hari has a track record of founding successful businesses in technology and web security. He was previously founder and CEO of Endurance International Group, a publicly traded company he built from a start-up into a global hosting and email marketing company with an enterprise value of approximately $3.5 billion and more than 3,500 employees worldwide. Hari is named on over 40 approved or pending technology patents, was named Ernst & Young’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year (New England), and was also named one of Forbes magazine’s most powerful CEOs 40 and Under in 2014 and 2015. Hari holds an MBA from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. He also earned a BS in computer engineering from Mississippi State University and studied Electrical Engineering at Stanford.