Julia Kuark was born and raised in the United States in an American-Korean intercultural family. She lived in both Great Britian and Norway. She is currently located in Lenzburg, Switzerland. She speaks English, German, Swiss German and Norwegian fluently.
Julia Kuark studied mechanical engineering at the renowned Stanford University in California USA and received her Bachelor’s Degree with distinction. She then worked for a year in robotics in Norway. After completing graduate studies in Electro-Mechanical-Systems, Julia Kuark worked in research at the Institute for Work Psychology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH in Zurich. There she completed her doctoral dissertation with Prof. Dr. Eberhard Ulich entitled “Factors in the Organizational and Technical Development of CIM Strategies and CIM Systems”.
With training in both engineering and psychology, Julia Kuark consults and supports you in designing change processes in your organization. In cooperation with you and utilizing integration and empowerment methods, the interactions between the human factors, technical systems and organizational aspects are designed with a practical step-by-step approach.
Julia Kuark opens new perspectives for the design of business process solutions with a holistic approach. Her specialty is building bridges between people and technology, between men and women, science and practice, management and employees, psychology and engineering, between cultures and languages – because she personifies all these traits. As a speaker with technical and psychological expertise, she is a convincing role model for issues in intercultural communication, integrating human factors and technology, as well as the integration of women in leadership positions and diversity management.
Structures and Inspires
Julia Kuark’s work as a management coach is structured clearly and focuses on the needs of her clients. One client describes her as “responsive and innovative. She inspires and designs the development processes. Julia Kuark finds advantages for all parties involved – with concrete solutions.”