I feel honored having won an 🏆 award for my pro-bono mentoring work at Femme Palette (femmepalette.com/mentors/valerie-nilsson)!

Valerie Nilsson Resume

July 2022 - present
Strategy, Operations & GTM, Google Workspace

Lead Product & Business Strategy for Google Workspace, spearheading research and strategy development across key product areas including Cyber Security and Gen AI. Workspace.google.com

2021 - present
Startup mentor, Google Startups Incubator

Empowering founders to make informed decisions, scaling startups to achieve rapid, sustainable growth.

2020 - present
Founder "Human Aspect"

To harness the power of innovation and technology, informed by the clarity of behavioral science and anthropology, empower individuals and organizations to forge a more helpful and sustainable future for humans in our natural habitats. 

2021 - 2022
Product Strategy & GTM, Google Core & Corporate Engineering Office of the CIO

Product Strategy and GTM for Google Core Technologies, part of the Office of the CIO, Corporate Engineering. Advisor for critical launches/deprecations, specialized in change management and communications strategy. Launched the GTM strategy platform enabling Product Leaders to develop and successfully land their products with users.

2019 - 2021
Product Lead, Business Intelligence, Google International Growth Team, Google NorthAm

Developed and launched business intelligence tools to scale international growth team operations. Launched a tool to analyze market risks and opportunities during the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak.

2015 - 2019
International Expansion Consultant, Google International Growth Team, Google NorthAm

End-to-end global expansion strategy and go-to-market consultancy to Google's Enterprise customers (Large Customers Sales Org, Global Business) in Tech B2B industry..

2012 - 2015
International Expansion Strategist, Google Global Expansion Team, EMEA

International market expansion advisor, and digital market GTM strategist for global expansion to Google EMEA customers.

2007 - 2011
MSC Anthropology, minor in Economics, Google Cloud Business Development Associate

2011 business development associate, Google Cloud.

2009 Minor MSC Economics, University of Milan, IT; won a PhD seat in Labor Studies, Economics & International Law

2009 - 2010 startups business development @Jobrapido, Milan, IT; marketing @Morningstar Benelux, Amsterdam, NL 

Grad. 2009: MSC behavioral science, thesis: organizational culture, effectiveness and group behavior in FinTech. University of Amsterdam, NL