As the CEO of the Illinois Technology Association, Julia Kanouse is always working to provide a transparent and empowering business culture for her employees. ITA offers innovative business services that enable Illinois technology companies to scale through collaboration, education, talent development and industry visibility. As a women CEO, Julia has made it her mission to inspire and empower other women that are currently pre-workforce, in the work force and in positions of influence. By working with a small team, Julia is able to work quickly through trial and error and successfully build a business culture that embraces mistakes. What challenges is Julia looking forward to taking on in the upcoming years? Find out.