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Valerie Casey is the head of design at Walmart, where she leads teams creating digitally enabled experiences for customers and employees. Previously Casey was Chief Product Officer for Samsung’s global innovation group, and an executive leader at world-renowned design studios IDEO, frog design, and Pentagram. She founded the Designers Accord, the global community of creatives, business leaders, and educators working together to create positive social and environmental impact. Casey is a frequent author, moderator, and speaker on design, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Casey was honored as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and has served on several boards, including the WEF Entrepreneurship Council and the Kleiner Perkins Design Council. She was named: 100 Most Creative People in Business, Fast Company; Guru of the Year, Fortune magazine; Hero of the Environment, Time magazine; Master of Design, Fast Company; one of the World's Most Influential Designers, Businessweek. She holds a BA from Swarthmore College and an MED from Yale. Valerie is a 2015 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.