Julie Hansen is the US CEO of Babbel, Inc., the top-grossing language learning app in the world. Since joining the company in 2017 Julie has spearheaded a period of expansion that has seen the US become Babbel’s largest market globally in terms of new subscription sales.
Prior to Babbel, Julie was President and COO of Business Insider, where, starting as employee #5, she was integral in building the site into a household name for international business news. Julie was also a member of the executive team that negotiated the 2015 sale of Business Insider to German publishing powerhouse Axel Springer. In earlier notable roles, Julie led the relaunch of NCAA.com as part of CBS and led digital divisions at Condé Nast and Time Inc. With over two decades of experience in launching interactive web sites, deploying mobile apps, and leading online marketing campaigns, Julie can point to a track record in building profitable digital businesses.