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Val Risk, Global Strategy and Business Development Leader at Fujitsu

Val Risk Fujitsu

It isn’t the strongest nor most intelligent that survives but the one is who most able to adapt to change.

Val Risk is a Global Strategy and Business Development Leader with a passion for transformation strategies that unlock value and bring a fresh perspective to business operations globally. 2018 Times BITC Gender Champion and dedicated to challenging, collaborating and inspiring. Having led many teams to success within the IT Sector. A confessed non-conformist and game changer.

Top tips

  • Leadership – It’s nice to be important but it’s important to be nice!
  • Resilience – If you never fail then you are not stretching the envelope! Just try and avoid making the same mistake twice!
  • Communication – Tell stories that connect to people.
  • Networking – Be authentic and be in the moment with any person you are with.
  • Personal Brand - Just ask yourself what do I want to be famous for? Test if it’s really what you want people to say about you. Then make it happen.

 

the most valuable piece of advice SOMEONE HAS GIVEN YOU

Be brave and believe that you can! Then you will.

Your key piece advice to someone looking to progress

It isn’t the strongest nor most intelligent that survives but the one is who most able to adapt to change.