ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
Dr. Bethany Valente is the Founder and Managing Partner of Tempo7, LLC. Dr. Valente works with business leaders and professionals to assist them in uncovering growth opportunities and developing strategic initiatives in today's dynamic marketplace. Dr. Valente developed her Open Innovation Opportunity framework from her global academic research in Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States within a $484M Japanese biopharmaceutical firm. Her Open Innovation Opportunity Program framework has been seen in Forbes.
Dr. Bethany Valente has been recognized as top 30 global sales professional and top 85 global sales professional in two Fortune 100 firms. Dr. Valente has been a featured speaker at the Small Business Development Center in Tampa, Florida and the Small Business Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, for her international business expertise. Dr. Valente has been a guest contributor in Pharmaceutical Executive, PharmaLive and Innovation Management.
Dr. Bethany Valente holds her doctorate of business administration from Capella University, her Master's of Business Administration, Global from the University of Houston-Victoria, and her Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from Ohio Northern University. Her research interests include open innovation, dynamic capabilities, national innovation systems, and national culture. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, her 4 pets and traveling.
What's in a Name?
The name Tempo7 symbolizes a collaborative approach to award-wining innovation as it is inspired by her Great Uncle Guy Lombardo's world champion hydroplane speedboat, Tempo VII. The 6-time award-winning boat was successful due to the creative collaborations in the boat's design. Guy Lombardo and the Royal Canadian's are synonymous with the development of the American tradition of New Year's radio and television broadcasts for over 48 years in New York's time square before Dick Clark. The family introduced more than 300 songs and sold more than 250 million recordings.