CEO & Co-Founder | Ava Technologies
Valerie is a passionate & bold leader that loves growing both plants & people. While working in brand management and sales at blue chip consumer goods companies, she found a passion for brand building. She’s launched, marketed, and sold products from organic cereal to craft beer. A proud advocate for diversity and inclusion, Valerie is an active speaker, judge, mentor and academic coach for JDC West, Women in Tech, Nextbillion, and other programs that support youth and females in STEM.