Valerie Mocker is Head of Development & European Digital Policy at Nesta and leads Readie.
She set up Nesta’s programme to foster collaborations between established companies and technology startups. With Startup Europe Partnership and Founders Forum, Valerie authored “Winning Together: A guide to successful corporate-startup collaborations” which is utilised by over 300 leading corporations.
Valerie regularly speaks on digitalisation and entrepreneurship at events including CeBIT, the OECD Forum, and the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. Valerie holds numerous advisory positions, for example as Ambassador for Strategy of the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network, which is managed by Kauffman Foundation, the Global Entrepreneurship Network and Global Entrepreneurship Week.