About the Speaker
Julia Stewart is one of America’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women listed in Fortune magazine. She served as the CEO of iHop and orchestrated the merger with Applebee’s to form the largest dine-in restaurant chain in America - Dine Brands Global, Inc. Julia also serves as an independent director for Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY), Fogo de Chao’s Restaurants, and Bite Acquisition, Corp. (NYSE: BITE).
She is a sought-after speaker on leadership, brand development, team building, and growth management. Julia has been a keynote speaker at the MEG Convention, Kona Ice and JVS Conventions and International Franchise Association Conference, USC Marshall School of Business; UCLA Anderson School of Management Leadership Series and the Culinary Institute of America.
Julia has always understood the benefits of maintaining a balance between body, mind, and spirit and holds this philosophy as the foundation of her endeavors.
In 2020, Julia launched Alurx to offer health-conscious individuals with a consistent, proven line of wellness-based solutions that can be personalized to match their goals. Its wellness information, advice, and products are developed and curated by the AMEC, Alurx Medical & Expert Council.