Member at Large
Valeh Nazemoff, bestselling author of, "The Four Intelligences of the Business Mind: How to Rewire Your Brain and Your Business for Success" and "The Dance of the Business Mind: Strategies to Thrive Anywhere, From the Ballroom to the Boardroom," is the Executive Vice President and Co-Owner of Acolyst, a high-level data strategy management and business performance consulting firm. She has been featured in New York’s Times Square and in many prestigious media publications such as Thomson Reuters, Wiley, NY Post, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, Fox News, CBS WUSA, Yahoo! Finance, Inc Magazine, and CIO.com.
Valeh has helped leaders and decision makers create a strategic plan and approach future challenges practically, positively, and proactively by transforming their organization and assisting them to thrive using the approach of blending research from the fields of neuroscience, psychology, organizational behavior, analytics, inputs from influential industry leaders, and her company’s extensive experience with multinational enterprises and key government agencies.
As an accomplished strategic advisor, team builder, speaker, author and teacher, she is passionate about improving lives through strategic planning, technology and teamwork. Valeh enjoys problem solving, and loves taking the puzzle pieces of a distressed organization then helping to create order from chaos. She is known as a firefighter who brings her energy and intention to helping businesses get back on track from their delayed projects.
Professionally known as a go-to business transformational and technology expert who has been called the tipping point, Valeh has guided project teams for many government clients, including the U.S. Postal Service, Social Security Administration and now The White House, Executive Office of the President.
A life-long student, Valeh has earned a BS in psychology and two MBAs in both e-business and global management and certification in project management. Valeh has held speaking sessions and workshops that included attendees from Harvard University, IBM, Wal-Mart, and Erie Insurance. Valeh is the recipient of several leadership awards.
She's also competitive ballroom dancer dancing the Rumba, Cha Cha, Samba, Argentine Tango and her favorite - the Paso Doble.