Julia Rosien

Julia Rosien, Chief Idea Officer, SocialNorth

Social marketing strategist, buzz-builder, information junkie and avid blogger adept at straddling multiple mediums to nurture community and communicate the brand message.

Julia RosienJulia Rosien is the founder and Chief Idea Officer of SocialNorth, a social media strategist firm as well as founder and owner of GoGirlfriend, a travel-based website for women and Brand Engineer for Restonic, the supporting dreams mattress company. Julia serves on various boards of directors. She is currently the 2014 Chairman of the Board of Governors for Withit.org, a non-profit organization for women in the home and furnishings industries.

Co-founder of Canada’s first 140 Conference and its master of ceremonies as well as a presenter at TEDxWomen Waterloo, Impact99, Tweetstock.ca, Women in Biz Conference to name just a few, Julia is much-requested speaker in a variety of industries. Not surprisingly, she’s been named one of the most influential women in social media and was a nominee for the Roger’s 2011 Women of the Year celebration.

Julia is a relationship creator and nurtures open communications across diverse and sometimes geographically-separated teams. She approaches everything she does with a no-nonsense, honest attitude that fosters team building. She’s especially proud of her ability to understand the rules and then jump the gate to deliver on deadline. Multitasking in fast-paced environments while smiling is part of her native culture.

As a marketer, brand evangelist, writer/blogger and speaker, Julia employs lessons learned from her diverse past, which includes being an editor of a national pregnancy magazine, college instructor, teacher at a women’s prison and communications director for an international mattress manufacturer.

Julia’s growing body of work online proves that communication is both the fuel and catalyst for success.


See what Julia’s writing for others

Hot Mamma finalistErikaNapoletano.com  ~ 5 social media lessons I learned in prison

V3 Integrated Marketing

WomenontheFence.com ~ Everything I need to know about life, I learned in prison

SpinSucks.com ~ Social media, AKA the trust network

TEDxWaterloo ~ Making the afterglow last longer

Jugnoo.com ~ Social media crisis management

Hot Momma Finalist ~ Life Lessons Learned in Prison

WIBN ~ Dotcominatrix blog posts

SocialNorth milestones

SocialNorth is in its third year and is honored to share a few successes with you.

  • Speaking engagements – The number of people asking Julia to speak or emcee at events has grown exponentially.
  • Dr. Breus, SocialNorth’s inaugural client has expanded his social outreach to include two Twitter channels and a vibrant and growing community on Facebook.
  • New clients – 3Dream Design, CornerStone Dynamics and Run For Life are just a few of the companies SocialNorth served this year.
  • Women in Business – Julia helped organize the Idea Factory, 2012 Annual Conference & Blog Squad event – along with a strong social media strategy.
  • WithIt – As the 2012 president, Julia and her team worked hard to bring this organization into their power on social media. In 2013, Julia serves as Chairman of the Board.
  • The WaterlooMIN’s social strategy and video network.
  • Canada’s first 140 Conference in Waterloo, Julia served as a co-founder, media relations, speaker wrangler and emcee for the full day event. .
  • Dove Canada’s first music video and Strong Role Models – we love how this brand reveals what’s truly beautiful in women – their confidence.

Catch up with Julia online

If you’re ready to get found online, isn’t it time you connected with Julia and SocialNorth? We think so too. Contact Us!

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