Valerie Casey

Valerie Casey
  • Founder and Executive Director, The Designers Accord, USA

BA, Swarthmore; MED, Yale. Former: Head, Digital Experiences, IDEO; Global Executive Creative Director, Design Strategy and Design Research, frog design; Associate Partner, Pentagram Design. Since 2007, current position; concurrently, since 2011, CEO, Necessary Projects, a strategy consultancy working with companies, start-ups and governments. Frequent guest lecturer and conference speaker on innovation, design and sustainability. Named: 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.