Julie Bauer Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, President
Achievements: Overseeing a turnaround strategy for consumer products, including an increase in online sales and a reduction in operating costs; leading growth of the Panasonic portfolio and undertaking experiential marketing campaigns with prominent partners; serving on the board of Royal Neighbors of America, one of the country’s largest women-run life insurers.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in marketing and business, University of Wisconsin; MBA, University of Saint Thomas.
Technologies that help nurture and sustain professional relationships: “I think LinkedIn is a great platform for professional connection and iteration.”
Go-to stress buster: “When I get home, I love to spend time with my family and do some laps in the pool.”
What change would make workplaces friendlier to work-life balance? “Encouraging some time where people can work from home, as long as it does not disrupt the flow of the team’s productivity and connectivity.”
What do you wish someone had told you when you were first starting out in business? “To enjoy the current experience and team more. Also, understanding what motivates people and teams is as important as having business acumen and expertise.”
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company
Newark, Essex County