Valerie Golson is an innovative and results-oriented hospitality, entertainment, gaming, and business development expert with two decades of experience and a proven track record of developing and implementing agile and performance-driven strategies. Valerie Golson is an executive and consultant with Vonn Jett International, a consulting company providing seasoned and in-depth advisory services that produce profitability, increase brand awareness, and capture market share. Golson translates her experience to architect business optimization strategies in entertainment, gaming, hospitality, and service-oriented industries. She has a keen ability to design customer-centric initiatives to strategically position people and organizations for growth.
Golson has a distinguished career and a solid progression of executive roles remarked by successes in building, growing, and improving brand awareness, profitability, and value of organizations. Golson’s leadership positions span across diverse portfolios within the entertainment, gaming, and hospitality industries, including Playboy Enterprises, MTV Network, Univision, and iN Demand. Prior to founding Vonn Jett International, Golson served as the Senior Vice President of Gaming and Hospitality with Playboy Enterprises, primarily focused on acquiring brand partnerships and expanding global reach and market share. Prior to that, she was appointed the Division Vice President of Playboy Enterprises, where she managed the development, creative execution, production, and delivery of all events, talent, and marketing campaigns for Playboy.
Experienced in the areas of talent management, marketing, brand licensing, and iGaming, she has notably launched projects that have achieved in excess of $10M+ in revenue year-over-year. She is passionate about growing and cultivating high-performing teams through developing cultures of teamwork and innovation. She has robust financial acumen and business savvy, which has propelled her ability to exceed annual EBITDA budget goals, launch strategic partnerships, and lead successful teams. Her success lies in years of outstanding judgment in fast-paced, high-profile environments, particularly in dealing with time-sensitive, confidential and/or controversial matters.