Walt is a seasoned entrepreneur with a passion for building great teams at the leading edge of consumer media and technology.
Most recently Walt was the CEO of WHERE, a local discovery service and mobile advertising network. WHERE was acquired by eBay/PayPal in May 2011 and Walt and his team played a pivotal role in the company’s omni-channel commerce strategy.
Prior to joining WHERE, Walt has run, and been involved with numerous consumer media and technology companies including MapQuest (AOL), DialPad (YHOO), Net2Phone (T), and GameSpot (CBS). His career began in Hong Kong with Dow Jones (DJ) in the early 90’s.
Walt was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 program and was also named a Massachusetts High Tech All Star. Walt is actively engaged at the board and advisory level with several companies including Evertrue, Invaluable, Celtra, and Clypd.
Walt earned a BA in History and Economics from Emory University.