About ValiaValia Glytsis is CEO and Founder of The Paradox of Leadership, a boutique Learning & Development firm that specializes in creating and delivering progressive leadership experiences across industry. The firm provides unorthodox training for firms that believe in driving transformational, bottom-line results through a fierce
commitment to the human side of business. Paradox was founded from Valia’s personal search for meaning in the commoditization of business and humanity today.
In addition to running the organization, Valia’s time is focused on developing and leading experiential training programs and retreats for top teams and high-potential managers. Her private coaching practice is geared towards C-Suite executives and their lieutenants where she serves as a trusted advisor and thought-partner in how to shift the organization and its impact from ordinary to extraordinary. Content focus areas include: navigating growth mindset and mental blocks, activating professional branding, leading through courage courageous communication, developing authentic trust & impact, and mastering confidence.
Valia is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and trainer under the eponymous brand, VALIA. She speaks on topics where psychology – and perhaps even spirituality – meets business. Recent client highlights include: Facebook, WeWork, Airbnb, Bloomberg, McKinsey & Company, KPMG, DigitasLBi, Edelman, BBDO, Barclays, Prudential, Credit Suisse, Acorns, Nielsen, HBO, Soul Cycle, Cornell, Columbia, Yale & Georgetown.