Prior to Adobe, Walter was a Managing Director in the Media and Entertainment Division at Scient/Razorfish, an Engineering Manager at Oracle Corporation, and a member of the Extensible Database Group at IBM's Almaden Research Center.
Walter was a W3C representative for Adobe and a contributor to RDF-Schema, an industry metadata standard for the Semantic Web. At Scient, Walter led an engineering team that developed Major League Baseball's Gameday visualization system, audio broadcast, and video streaming infrastructure that in 2005, 2006, and 2007 enabled MLB Advanced Media to generate respectively $236M, $317M, and $380M/year in revenues.
Walter earned his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from U.C. Berkeley and his M.S. degree in Computer Architecture from Santa Clara University. He currently holds 10 patents, 23 pending patent applications, and serves on the Program Advisory Committee for the annual Semantic Technologies and Business Conference.
Domain Expertise: Internet / Web Services
Investment Interest: Biotech, Business Products & Services, Clean Tech, Computers & Peripherals, Consumer Products & Services, Education, Electronics & Instrumentation, Financial Services, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Industrial / Energy, Internet / Web Services, IT Services, Lifestyle, Marketing / Advertising, Media & Entertainment, Medical Devices & Equipment, Mobile, Nanotech, Network & Equipment, Retail/Distribution, Semiconductors, Software, Sports, Telecom