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Julie Visser
Managing Director - Executive Search
Human Capital Advisory Team
San Diego, CA
M: +1.858.775.8525

Professional Profile

Julie is a Managing Director for ZRG and leads executive search for CEO, CHRO, Executive, and Board of Director level positions for customers working within the Life Science and Healthcare High Tech industry.  Julie is also part of ZRG’s Human Capital Advisory Team, consulting executives within organizations on internal talent strategies.

Julie strongly believes in providing companies with a diverse slate of exceptional talent and has placed C-suite leaders across a range of functions.  Julie has worked with organizations of all stages and types, including VC’s, early-stage, and top-tiered organizations.  She brings unique value, as she has led global talent acquisition functions for life science companies and understands the internal needs and challenges.  She enjoys working with entrepreneurial, high growth companies and has developed trusted partnerships with her clients.  Julie has built exceptional management teams and thinks outside the box with talent strategies. Julie has a passion for putting people in the right seats and excels at leading executive search for organizations.  In addition, Julie advises organizations when they are building internal talent acquisitions capabilities and professionally coaches executives who are in a career transition.

Previous Experience

Julie previously enjoyed a 20-year professional career, leading and partnering with US companies’ internal, worldwide human resources efforts, including Life Technologies, Thermo Fisher, and most recently as the Head of Global Talent Acquisitions for NuVasive. Julie’s expertise in strategically developing efficient, streamlined practices to deliver exceptional talent with a focus on diversity has resulted in organizational growth while ensuring shareholder value.

Julie has a passion for giving back and authored two workbooks, The Reviving Careers Workbook and The Launching Careers Workbook. She is the President and Founder of JA Talent Partners, focused on advancing women in the workplace, and serves on the board of Access Youth Academy.


Julie holds a BA in Marketing from the University of Arizona and is an AIRS certified Human Resource and Talent Acquisition Professional.

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