Walter is a Venture Partner at Archer Venture Capital. He is a seasoned digital business executive with over 25 years of experience leading, innovating, growing, and advising some of the world’s largest companies. His unique talent lies in the seamless integration of innovation and rapid development of new growth businesses in augmented reality, social media, ecommerce, advertising, video, and financial technology.
Previously, Walter served as the Chief Business Officer at Magic Leap, a leading Augmented Reality company delivering customers an entry point into the “metaverse,” where he was responsible for the overall leadership and financial results of the company’s business teams including Strategy, Marketing, Corporate Communications, Sales, Developer Relations, Product Development, Business Development, and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Walter co-founded and was a Partner and Managing Director with Boston Consulting Group’s Digital Ventures, BCG’s Venture Capital and Incubator entity. At Digital Ventures, he co-led its North American business, oversaw marketing and product development, digital growth and served on the global Operating Committee. Prior to leaving, he had launched or invested in over 50 different products and businesses.
Walter’s prior leadership experience also includes the positions of CEO of Adly, Senior Vice President of Digital Operations at Twentieth Century Fox, as well as executive roles at Verizon, Time Warner, Bertelsmann and Goldman Sachs.
In addition to serving as a Venture Partner at Archer Venture Capital, Walter serves on the Board of Trustees at the Brentwood School, the Board of Governors at Cedars Sinai Medical Group, the Board of Advisors for the Los Angeles Kings Hockey team and serves on the Advisory Council at Burberry Group PLC.
Walter received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and an MBA from Harvard University.