Internationally acclaimed innovation expert Val Wright was named as one of the top 50 resources for Chief Operating Officers by ClickSoftware. She is one of only 64 experts inducted into the Million Dollar Consultant® Hall of Fame. The global clients who have requested her help include Starbucks, LinkedIn, and Financial Times. Val's corporate experience includes tenures during dramatic growth periods at Amazon, BMW, and Microsoft.
Val participated on the small team that created the fastest-selling device of all time, Kinect for Xbox, which won a Guinness Book of World Record, selling over 20 million devices.
Val's books include: Thoughtfully Ruthless: The Key to Exponential Growth, named best business book by Independent Press Awards and NYC Big Book Awards, and The Innovation Trifecta: How to Catapult Innovation by Creating a Symbiotic Relationship between Creative, Business, and Technical Minds. She is a regular contributor on CNBC, Bloomberg, Reuters, LA Times, and Today.