Julie Whalen is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Expedia Group. As Expedia Group’s EVP and CFO, Ms. Whalen leads the Company’s global finance organization and financial activities including accounting, corporate development, financial reporting and analysis, internal audit, investor relations, real estate, tax, and treasury. Ms. Whalen also serves on Expedia Group’s Board of Directors, a position she has held since 2019.
Prior to Expedia Group, Ms. Whalen served as EVP and CFO at Williams-Sonoma, Inc. for more than ten years, having progressed through positions of increasing responsibility in Williams-Sonoma’s finance organization since joining in 2001. While at Williams-Sonoma, Ms. Whalen built deep financial expertise while driving meaningful shareholder returns and success in a global retail environment across multiple brands and channels.
Ms. Whalen began her career in public accounting with KPMG Peat Marwick. She is also a Certified Public Accountant and holds both a B.S. and a law degree from Pepperdine University.