Wally is currently the Divisional CIO at Leidos covering the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs. He has spent his career in both large companies like Walmart and HP to smaller late stage startups like Trinet and ClearData. Highlights of Wally’s career include architecting the technical separation of HP infrastructure services during the company’s separation into HPI and HPE. Migrating several thousand applications to the public cloud while create a chargeback model to prevent cost overrun. Consulting and running cloud operations as a cloud MSP for hundreds of companies including Humana, BCBS, Roche and Merck.
Wally has served on architecture boards for several fortune 500 companies, large private companies and a federal agency. His areas of expertise include cloud migrations, organization change management, applying commercial principles to internal IT and re-focusing technology decision on business drivers.
Wally holds a Master of Business administration from the University of Arkansas Walton School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business. He also holds certifications including a Project Manager Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) and has gone through Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training.