Valarie Gilbert

Global Practitioner

With over 30 years of industry experience, Valarie excels in coaching teams and leaders through technology and organizational transformations. She specializes in fostering growth, innovation, and engagement within diverse and global teams, supporting leaders at all levels, from newly promoted managers to C-suite executives. Valarie’s expertise in diversity and inclusion, coupled with her ability to adapt to evolving business trends, makes her an invaluable asset for enhancing leadership capacity, team cohesion, and organizational effectiveness.

Valarie’s leadership experience is deeply rooted in her years leading international teams in the creation of web applications, AI tools, and digital services across multiple industry sectors. She has held executive positions at AT&T, Cisco Systems, Marriott International, and S&P Global. Her leadership portfolio includes building and guiding teams through organizational change, mergers and acquisitions, and defining new core competencies and structures post-transition. Valarie has managed teams in 17 different countries, overseeing a broad range of product delivery responsibilities. Her expertise lies in helping clients become authentic leaders and transforming teams from disparate delivery engines into high-performing teams.

  • B.S. Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • M.S. Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC), ICF
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Certification, Cornell University
  • Executive Women in Leadership Certification, Cornell University
  • DISC & Emotional Intelligence Certified, TTI Success Insights
  • Organizational and Relationship Systems Coaching {ORSC}
  • Designing Effective Organizations Certification, Northwestern
  • Hogan Assessments

Whether she’s working with individual leaders or teams, Valarie is committed to an experience that embraces curiosity without judgement, trust without limits and courage without doubt; an environment that fosters authenticity, accountability, awareness and growth mindsets.