About Skip Walter

It’s the journey, not the destination.

I create private peer advisory boards for CEOs of non-competitive companies looking to accelerate their business growth while enhancing their personal development.

I help small and medium sized business owners, early stage entrepreneurs, and graduate students at the intersection of design and business discover, develop and trust their inner guidance system in a world where feeling lost is the new normal.

I am a naturally curious person who loves to read, who is an addicted life long learner, who loves to get distracted on the Internet (thank you Cathy Davidson for researching the value of this activity), who loves to find interesting things, and finds great joy in sharing the discoveries with others.  Over the years, I find myself entering “On the Way to Somewhere Else” as the subject line for many emails to colleagues, family and friends that are the fruits of my learning and distractions. This blog is an eclectic collection of the many diversions on the way to somewhere else.

For those interested in a bit more about my professional journey:

Entrepreneur, intrapreneur and author with over 45 years of experience in executive coaching, executive management, new venture mentoring, software engineering, product development, high technology mergers and acquisitions, organizational development, and joint venture development. Skip was the Father of ALL-IN-1, Digital Equipment Corporation’s $1 billion per year integrated enterprise office automation system.

Founding CEO/CTO for Attenex achieving a cash flow positive state within three years. Attenex was sold to FTI Consulting in 2008 for $91M. Raised more than $25M in new venture funding for software companies in the office automation, medical, and legal industries.

Selected for the Institute of Design’s Board of Overseers and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the School of Informatics at Indiana University in 2005 serving for two years. Serves as the Chairperson for the External Advisory Board for the Human Centered Design and Engineering Department at the University of Washington.

Stay tuned for the release of my new book Emails to a Young Entrepreneur.

“By letting go, it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try,
The world is beyond the winning.”
 
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13 Responses to About Skip Walter

  1. Kathy says:

    I am glad I stumbled upon this in FB–all these years I had no clue what you did except it had something to do with computers. Looks like you are pretty smart guy cousin!

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