Julie Szudarek

Director at Root

Ms. Szudarek has served as a member of Root’s board of directors since July 2022. Szudarek is CEO of Atida, one of the largest online pharmacies in Europe, operating in Germany, France, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain. She has more than 25 years of experience driving e-commerce and technology-enabled businesses to reach their full market potential. Before joining Atida, Szudarek held senior leadership roles at Groupon. In her most recent role, she ran Groupon’s international division, a $1.5B revenue business responsible for sustained growth across 12 countries. She led a team of 1500+ across sales, operations, logistics, and administration. Prior to Groupon, Szudarek led strategy, analytics, and revenue management at Orbitz (acquired by Expedia). Earlier in her career, she worked in management consulting at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting), helping Fortune 100 companies use technology to strengthen their business operations. Szudarek holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University.


  • Director

    Current role