Julie Hakim

Julie Hakim

Chief Financial Officer

Julie Hakim is a seasoned life sciences executive with more than 25 years’ experience shaping, scaling, and optimizing companies, accelerating both research and development and commercialization, and paving the way for exponential growth at both large and small companies.

Prior to joining Capsida, Ms. Hakim was CFO at Sequoia Vaccines, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, where she worked to raise capital to transform the organization for its next phase of growth. Prior to Sequoia, Ms. Hakim spent 16 years in roles of increasing responsibility at Lundbeck, starting at Ovation Pharmaceuticals, prior to its acquisition by Lundbeck. Most recently she served as senior vice president and head of human and financial resources for North America, which at its peak had approximately $3 billion in gross revenues and more than 1200 employees across several sites with commercial, R&D, and general & administrative staff. During her tenure at Lundbeck, she led teams focused on accounting, finance, human resources, business planning, and operations. She also served on Lundbeck’s board of directors for all its North American legal entities from 2019 to 2022.

Ms. Hakim holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from North Central College in Naperville, Ill. She was a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of New Jersey.