Former HPE APJ DC Portfolio Principal
Walter has been directly involved in more than $2 billion of capital improvement projects during his career. He was recently APJ Managing Principal & Portfolio Lead of Data Center Facilities Design & Build for HP Enterprise. While performing this role, he was on-site Project Director for the new Stock Exchange of Thailand, data centre facility. The new Stock Exchange of Thailand building was dedicated in January 2016.
Walter recently completed an assignment for JLL Malaysia as on-site Project Director responsible for design oversight, CPM master project scheduling and monitoring for on-site build, contractor cost oversight and approvals, customer direct procurement and overall delivery of the $100M greenfield high tech manufacturing project for Hewlett Packard Inc.
Prior to being recruited by JLL Malaysia, Walter managed the APJ Portfolio for Data Centre Design & Build within HPE Technology Consulting. This HPE APJ regional role began in July 2011. Walter demonstrates domain subject knowledge of design & build for large, complex projects. He provides coaching and training. In his APJ role, Walter was responsible for pursuit of new data centre projects - which was in conjunction with HPE Converged Infrastructure/Cloud, Storage & Data Management Services, Network Services, and Strategy & IT Advisory Service among others.
All during his career, he has managed ‘at-risk’ and highly profitable mission critical design & build projects. He has numerous on-going relationships with world-class public and private customers, designers, architects, engineers and consulting organizations. Notable customer engagements were “A-Star” Singapore National Computer Center, Changi Airport Group, Deutsche Bank - Singapore, AT&T Semiconductor, Princeton University, Lafayette College Centre for the Arts, Miami Senior & Central High School campuses, Spring-Side School for Girls, Cushman School, Florida International University, Philadelphia Naval Business Centre, General Electric, Vanguard Group, INA and Inland Steel.
Also during his HPE APJ Data Centre Facilities Design & Build tenure he was in leadership roles associated with many multi-national customers – INET Thailand, Vodafone India, Samsung DS and China Construction Bank.
He received his Master of Science in Organizational Dynamics, University of Pennsylvania; Bachelor of Science in Building Construction, University of Florida and Associate of Science in Civil Engineering, Middlesex County College.
Additionally, he is also an Uptime Institute “Accredited Tier Designer” and a DC Pro “Data Center Specialist – Design”
He has excellent proficiency of Primavera®, Microsoft Project & Office Suite, SharePoint, and Prolog®.