Christine joined Valitor, an international payment solutions company, as Chief Marketing Officer in August 2017. She has 25+ years’ experience of business to business marketing in the technology sector, including leading European marketing functions for large companies (Hewlett-Packard and Cisco Systems), as well as smaller companies such as Extraprise and Cambridge Technology Partners.
Christine is a respected thought leader and motivational speaker, most notable for her much-viewed TEDx Talk ‘Unconventional Career Advice’ (64k views to date) and regular blogs for Forbes Woman. In Oct 2017 she was included in Axxon Media's Top 140 Super Awesome Content Marketing Accounts Every Marketer Should Follow. In 2016 she was included in B2B Marketing’s Top 10 Most Influential Women in Martech, as well as being a judge and keynote speaker at the national Women in Business Awards. At Cisco Systems she was the Global & EMEAR co-lead for Connected Women - a global community run by employees to attract, develop, retain and celebrate talented women.
Christine serves on the advisory board of The Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) and the advisory board of the European Women Payments Network.
Christine holds a bachelor’s degree in German & Business Studies from Warwick University and a doctorate (DBA) in customer insight from Cranfield School of Management in the UK. She is also the mother of a ten year old daughter. You can find her on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/drchristinebailey and on Twitter @christinebailey.