Julia Hu is the CEO and co-founder of Lark Technologies, Inc., a mobile and consumer electronics startup out of MIT that’s focused on helping people wake refreshed. Read about her team's journey at ourlark.posterous.com.
Before Lark, Julia was an entrepreneur dedicated to growing early stage startups in the cleantech and design space. As Sustainability Chair for startup incubator Clean Tech Open, she launched its National Sustainability Program to provide sustainability mentorship, education, judging, partnerships and environmental initiatives to all regions in America. She worked with consumer products social venture D.light Design in China on international marketing, and managed urban development projects for design firm Mogavero Notestine Associates. She received her Masters and Bachelors in Engineering and Design at Stanford, and is an MBA Candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Startups are constantly using biology jargon—phrases like “incubation,” “entrepreneurial ecosystem,” “symbiotic relationships.” I never fully appreciated these analogies until this year, when my team and I became the sleep-deprived but happy... Read more »