Valerie Casey is an internationally recognized designer and innovator, and has worked with organizations across the world on challenges ranging from creating new products and services, to transforming systems, processes, and behaviors. Casey has held executive leadership positions at Necessary Projects, IDEO, frog, and Pentagram. She founded the global design coalition, the Designers Accord. Casey was named “Guru” of the year by Fortune magazine, a “Hero of the Environment” by TIME magazine, “Master of Design” by Fast Company, and one of the “World’s Most Influential Designers” by Businessweek. She has been honored as a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute, and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.