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Julee Burdekin at Work



For a detailed view of my endeavors, see my profile.

Experienced technologist and strategic leader with a proven track record in product documentation, developer relations, and technical design across industry-leading organizations. Adept at managing teams, advocating for content, and fostering cross-functional collaboration while driving innovation and operational excellence.


Founder & CEO

Abevy, Inc

2017 - Present

Our mission is to improve civic engagement and employment opportunities through community building, and shared technology and information. We're a benefit corporation where I:

  • Manage and develop the frontend presentation layer
  • Develop narratives for early adopters and influencers
  • Implement content solutions
  • Direct operational strategies
  • Mentor engineers in strategic priorities and management

Head of Developer Relations

Planet Labs, PBC

October 2021 - October 2023

Planet’s satellite data powers decision-making in industries including agriculture, forestry, mapping, and government. Beginning as a content developer, I now:

  • Oversee platform content creation and management
  • Lead information architecture, content strategy, and content engineering for core content
  • Work with product design, management, and marketing on feature and content release
  • Program the development of the Planet SDK and CLI for Python

Senior Web Developer & Technical Lead

Viscira, Inc

October 2016 - February 2019
  • Worked on web and mobile development projects, emphasizing interfaces and user experiences
  • Trained development and technical design teams.

Senior Editorial Manager & Content Strategist

Adobe Systems, Inc

July 2000 - March 2015
  • Set strategy for Flash and web platform developer content
  • Developed and launched syndicated platform content
  • Managed a team focused on quality and user-focused content
  • Engaged with frontend designers and developers through developer relations

Lead Writer

RSA Security, Inc

1995 - 2000
  • Developed UI content, and wrote help manuals, online help, and programmatic interface documentation
  • Managed cross-functional teams in the delivery of UI, UX, and content


Mills College, Oakland, California


BA, English, Interdisciplinary Studies in Computer Science, Philosophy of Science |