Julie Swinney

Chief Financial Officer at Zendesk

Julie Swinney is the chief financial officer of Zendesk. She oversees global finance, which includes finance and strategy, accounting, revenue operations, tax and treasury, internal audit, and procurement. Julie focuses on driving strategy through execution with disciplined financial management and is an ardent champion of diversity and inclusion.

Julie joined Zendesk in October 2021 as senior vice president of finance and strategy. Prior to joining Zendesk, Julie had a 25 year career at Intel Corporation, including serving as the chief financial officer of the cloud and enterprise data center business, leading corporate planning, strategy and reporting, and overseeing a portfolio of startup software businesses. Julie holds a bachelor's in finance from Indiana University and a J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law.

Julie enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, and spending quality time with family.



  • Chief Financial Officer

    November, 2022 - present

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