Valarie King-Bailey is the CEO of CEO of OnShore Technology Group, an independent Chicago-based consultancy specializing in Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) products and solutions. OnShore’s product, ValidationMaster™ is the first fully integrated Enterprise Validation Management system on the market. ValidationMaster™ was recognized by CIO Review Magazine as one of the top 20 most promising technologies for life sciences in 2015. OnShore led the development of the first FDA Validation Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft NAV. Valarie has worked for leading global companies such as QUMAS Limited (Ireland), EMC/Documentum, Abbott Laboratories, and U.S. Steel – South Works. At QUMAS, an Irish-based software company, she served as Chief Marketing Officer where she was responsible for all global tactical and strategic marketing initiatives in addition to the development of their validation toolkit. Valarie founded OnShore Technology Group in 2004. OnShore Technology Group recently won the American Express/Count Me In M3 Award and the Madam C.J. Walker Outstanding Business Award (2008). She also received a nomination for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2006. Ms. King- Bailey holds an M.B.A. in Information Systems from Keller Graduate School of Management (1985) and a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison (1982). She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, National Girls Collaborative Project for STEM education, Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS), and a U.W. College of Civil Engineering Advisory Board Member.