Julien is a digital advocacy strategist and racial justice activist based in New Orleans, LA. As Director of Impact and Innovation at Fission Strategy, he leads teams to help some of the world's most successful nonprofits develop innovative tactics and tools to win advocacy campaigns, grow communities and tell compelling stories. He has a particular interest in developing metrics and feedback mechanisms to align digital programs with strategic goals and improve through iteration. In his free time he works with racial, economic and environmental justice groups in Louisiana to push for equity in his own community. In previous incarnations, Julien helped marginalized and criminalized communities in Sub-Saharan Africa have a voice in HIV/AIDS policy and research.