Julie Ann Crommet

Founder & CEO

Julie Ann Crommett has been a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) practitioner for over fourteen years leading disruptive change across media and tech. As Founder and CEO of Collective Moxie, Julie Ann works with organizations across the media landscape on inclusive storytelling practices, accountability, and internal/external community partnership.

Previously, she was Vice President of Multicultural Audience Engagement at The Walt Disney Studios where her team contributed to projects including ENCANTO, SOUL, COCO, BLACK PANTHER, RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, and WEST SIDE STORY as well as launching the industry-leading Disney Launchpad: Shorts Incubator. In partnership with Disney CEO Bob Iger, she launched and co-chaired the company’s first-ever Creative Inclusion Council dedicated to increasing inclusion and accountability in Disney’s creative endeavors. Before Disney she was Google’s Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief and started her DEI career at NBCUniversal.

Julie Ann has been recognized by The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 under 35, Women in Film and Television Atlanta (WIFTA), the IMAGEN Foundation’s Influential Latinos in Entertainment list, and as an ADCOLOR Innovator. She was on the advisory council for the re-launch of Barbie, is a member of the Producers Guild of America, and serves on the boards for the Hispanic Federation, NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers), Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the Woodruff Arts Center (ATL), and Women in Animation. Julie Ann also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for Columbia University’s MFA film program and co-created a new course with her producing partner on inclusive storytelling. 

A proud Puerto Rican and Cuban American, Julie Ann was raised in Atlanta, GA and earned her BA in English at Harvard University. A true trivia nerd, she also competed on Jeopardy!.