Valerie Casey

Head of Design, Walmart

Valerie Casey is the head of design at Walmart, where she leads teams building digital and store experiences for customers and employees. Previously Casey was Chief Product Officer for Samsung NEXT, and an executive leader at world-renowned design studios IDEO, frog design, and Pentagram. She is the founder of the Designers Accord, the global community of creatives, business leaders, and educators working together on social impact. Casey is a frequent author, moderator, and speaker on design, open innovation, and entrepreneurship. She is a Fellow at the Aspen Institute and a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. She was 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. Casey holds a BA from Swarthmore College and an MED from Yale.