Speaker Profile

Julie Knight-Ludvigson
Vice President, Global Enterprise Marketing / Zendesk

Julie Knight-Ludvigson leads Global Enterprise Marketing for Zendesk. She oversees all Enterprise-focused integrated marketing activities for the company. Prior to joining Zendesk in June 2015, she held numerous marketing leadership roles at SuccessFactors-SAP including Global Program Marketing, Americas Field Marketing – HR LoB (NAM & Latam), Global Field Marketing – SAP Cloud, and Global Marketing for HR LoB. Julie spent three years at Cisco Systems in the company’s Worldwide Partner Marketing Organization. In this organization, she was held positions leading worldwide marketing for the company’s SME partner-led business as well as planning and strategy. Before joining Cisco, she spent five years as a Senior Channel Marketing Consultant, running her own firm, Knight-Ludvigson Advisors. Before that, she was Director of Global Marketing at Xbridge Systems from 2002 to 2004 and Principal Consultant at Rohner & Associates, a boutique Channel Strategy firm, from 1998 to 2002. She began her career in 1991 as a Product Manager in Radius Inc.’s Digital Media Solutions business, and later held various marketing and technology alliances positions at SGI and NeTpower. Julie holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.