CFS CX Sdn Bhd for Bridge Data Centres International PTE LTD
Walter joined CSF CX Sdn Bhd (Bridge Data Centres International Pte Ltd) as General Manager in Cyberjaya, Malaysia responsible for the strategic planning, 24 x 7 operations and maintenance of CX2 & 5 facilities and the management of all on site employees. His CSF CX assignment began Feb 2018.
Populos. PLLC (USA) which was founded by Walter in May 2017, provides capital improvement services for owners including Planning, Design Constructability, Procurement / Cost Management, Project Development, Program & Construction Management, Constructed Facilities Handover.
In 2015 Walter completed a six-month assignment as on-site Project Director for JLL Projects & Development Services in Penang, Malaysia. He was responsible to the customer for design/build oversight and overall delivery of a green-field site project for HP Inc.
Prior to joining JLL Malaysia, Walter was the APJ Region Managing Principal & Portfolio Lead for HPE Data Centre Facilities - APJ Tech Consulting. The role included pre-sales, pursuit and delivery functions in the area of design and build of mission critical facilities - which was in conjunction with Converged Infrastructure/Cloud, Storage & Data Management Services, Network Services, and Strategy & IT Advisory Service among others.
During his entire career, he has been in leadership roles associated with at-risk, mission critical design/build project for numerous multi-national corporation projects such as Stock Exchange of Thailand Tier III DC, Vodafone Tier IV DC - India, Samsung SDS DC Korea, INET Thailand, Deutsche Bank - Singapore, as well as USA projects for American Express, GTE Internetworking, AT&T Semiconductor, Cingular Wireless, Bank of America, Capital Health and Frost Museum – Miami among others.
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.
Walter has been directly involved in more than $2 billion of capital improvement projects during his career. As noted above between 2011-15, Walter was 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.