Nicole Valentine is the VP of Prod/Technology at Figment.com, a young adult, online community devoted to reading and writing fiction.
In her fifteen-year career, she’s been an internet CTO for large media organizations and small internet startups. She began her career as a UNIX web programmer in 1995 and went on to build the first web presence for CNN.com‘s financial news network. Her private consulting firm has worked with large financial institutions, online media organizations, and small startups.
She’s well-versed in the realm of digital storytelling, interactive learning and transmedia convergent technologies. She earned her B.A. at Fordham University in New York. Nicole is currently earning her Masters in Young Adult Fiction from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband and daughter, Alexandra.