Founder & President – Angel City FC
Julie Uhrman is the Co-Founder and President of Angel City Football Club (ACFC), Los Angeles’ newest professional women’s soccer team that debuted on April 29, 2022, as an NWSL expansion team. Uhrman founded ACFC with Academy Award-winning actress and activist Natalie Portman, technology venture capitalist Kara Nortman, and venture capitalist, 776 founder & Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. ACFC is one of the only majority female-founded and run professional sports teams in the world. Uhrman has also been named a member of Adweek’s 2021 and 2020 Most Powerful Women In Sports, one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, and to the Creative 50 list by Advertising Age. Julie is active in the Los Angeles sports and technology communities scene. She is a board member of the LA Sports and Entertainment Council, The Rose Bowl Institute, the LA Sports Council, an active executive in the LA Chapter of WISE (Women in Sports and Events) and is part of two SPACs focused on sports and gaming/entertainment. She is also part of the DraftKings’ All-Star Network as an Advisor to Drive by DraftKings. Before ACFC, Uhrman served as the EVP and General Manager of OTT Ventures at Lionsgate, Head of Platform Business Development at Jaunt, a virtual reality content startup, and founder of OUYA, a pioneering Android-based game console.