Chief Marketing Officer

Buzz Walker has more than 25 years’ experience in systems, software, and technology ventures. Mr. Walker and his team are currently responsible for leading business development and marketing strategy and execution for all of Symbios Technologies’ platforms. This includes go-to-market strategies, market analysis, market segmentation, product positioning, messaging, target market, pricing, distribution/channel planning and partnerships, and sales. Prior to joining Symbios, Mr. Walker was VP of Marketing and Channels for ProStor Systems in Boulder, Colorado, maker of energy efficient data storage systems. Prior to joining ProStor, Mr. Walker was Vice President of Marketing and Business Development leading all marketing, product management, marcom, branding, strategy and alliance activities at Arkivio, Inc., a leader in delivering Data Management software solutions for enterprise file system management. Mr. Walker also has held leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard, focused on sales, marketing, and strategy in Storage, OpenView software, and Office Automation businesses. In his most recent position with HP, he was Director of Business Ventures, responsible for mergers, acquisitions investments and technology alliances in the Storage Industry. Before that, he was the Business Unit Manager for branded Enterprise and Commercial Data Protection Solutions. Prior to joining HP, Mr. Walker was a research and development manager for Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a founding senior member of Symbios’ Scientific Advisory Board. He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.