Disruption – Women in Technology
Founder and CEO Imprimis Group, Inc
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Valerie Freeman is the CEO of a group of specialized companies whose services include staffing, search, outsourcing, project management and consulting. We operate under the brand names Imprimis Group, Inc., BravoTech, FreemanLeonard and ANSERteam. Over the years, these companies have been named to the Inc. 500/5000, Dallas 100, WPO Fastest Growing Women Owned Companies, Cougar 100 (U. of Houston) and Women’s Business Enterprise of the Year by the WBCSW. Valerie was inducted into the WBE Hall of Fame and has received the Athena Award from the Dallas Regional Chamber, Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award, and the Woman of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts. She also received the Community Hero Award from Tech Titans and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alliance of Technology and Women.
Valerie is one of the Founders of the Texas Women Ventures Fund which was the first fund of its kind in Texas to make investments in women owned companies. She is also one of the Founders and Vice Chair of the Board of www.primewomen.com, which is an online magazine for professional women over the age of 50. PrimeWomen has been named one of the top 100 Best Blogs and Websites for Women and Top 75 Women in Business Blog by Feedspot.
Valerie holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education from the University of Houston where she was honored as a Distinguished Alum. She currently serves on the Board of the North Dallas Chamber and Advisory Boards for the Alliance of Technology and Women and the Senior Advisory Council for the Women’s Business Council of the Southwest. She is a member of YPO Gold (Young Presidents’ Assn), Dallas Assembly, Dallas Summit, International Women’s Forum, and Executive Women’s Roundtable.