Valerie Mocker | Entrepreneur | Board Member | Tech-for-Good Investor
Named one of Europe's 40 under 40 leaders, Valerie is an internationally renowned entrepreneur, board member, tech-for-good investor and speaker.
Her mission: help more people - especially women - shape the future and get into the rooms of power.
Valerie gives her keynotes, talks and interviews across the world in English, German and Spanish. She always combines an inspirational Ted-Talk style with practical tools and actionable steps the audience can take away to make a difference.
Please send your enquiry to Valerie's executive assistant Anna at firstname.lastname@example.org with information about the goal of your event, how much of Valerie's time you need, audience size and makeup. Her key topics are:
Shaping the future through tech-for-good
How do we build a future that belongs to everyone? How can we turn digitalisation, technology and innovation into a force for good?There are many things we can do. No matter who you or your organisation are, you have a role to play.
Shaping the future in the rooms of power
How do we future-proof our rooms of power? We need to lift up a new generation of great leaders with 21st century leadership skills and make it easier for younger, digitally-savy and female talents to sit at the table.
Named one of Europe's 40 under 40 leaders, Valerie is an internationally renowned entrepreneur, board member, tech-for-good investor and speaker. Her mission: help more people shape the future.
As an advocate for taking the future into your own hands, Valerie herself became the youngest Director at Europe's innovation fund, Nesta, where she helped many startups, corporates, governments and charities turn digitalisation into a force for good.
Valerie has often being the only woman and always the youngest (by decades) in the rooms of power - and set out to change that. Valerie currently focuses on future-proofing our rooms of power, as a non-executive board member for organisations including Wikimedia, the organisation behind Wikipedia, and as CEO of Wingwomen, the platform that trains and lifts up a new generation of 21st century leaders.
Valerie grew up in Hamburg, earned two first-class degrees at the University of Oxford and has lived and worked in more than 8 countries. Her family's home base is Oxford, where you can find them dancing Tango and Salsa or making German bread.