She is one of only 64 experts inducted into Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame. The global clients who have requested her help include Starbucks, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Financial Times, and DreamWorks Animation. Val’s corporate experience includes tenures during dramatic growth periods at Amazon, BMW, Microsoft, Harrods, Marconi, and Sema Group.
Val participated on the small team that created Kinect for Xbox 360, the Guinness World Records holder for fasted-selling gaming peripheral of all time, which sold through 8 million units in just 60 days. Her contribution to Microsoft’s entertainment business helped the corporation turn a billion-dollar loss into a multimillion-dollar profit machine. Her unique approach, which she trademarked as Thoughtfully Ruthless™, is reputed for producing typical client results of market domination in extraordinarily short time frames, along with compassionate truth telling, fearlessness, and extensive creative, technical, and leadership gains.