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Walt Whalen

Walt Whalen has 30+ years in IT infrastructure and application system development in support of business strategies and objectives.

He was the SVP for Information Systems and Process Innovation for CSX Intermodal, one of the nation's leading transportation companies, providing rail-based transportation services; the COO for Thomson Technology, one of the world’s largest publishers of professional content including West law, Thomson Financial and Petersons; and the CTO and Product Manager for a startup that owned and brought to market a patented process that develops unique electronic negotiable instruments used in high value electronic transactions for home mortgages, equipment leasing and automobile loans.  Walt was a partner with Ernst & Young, concentrating on post-merger data center consolidation and IT integration efforts primarily in the financial services industry (Wachovia Bank, MBNA America Bank, Perpetual Savings Bank, Provident Bank, Swiss Bank). He has also implemented core banking applications that enabled significant bank growth.

Other key clients for which he did IT work have included: AT&T, Bell South, Discover Card, Continental Insurance, Paramount Pictures and Mobil Oil.  Mr. Whalen has a BS in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, and a MBA from Temple University.  He holds an active CPA license, and is a Certified Valuation Analyst specializing in software valuations.