About The Speaker
Walter is a seasoned digital business executive with over 20 years of experience leading, innovating, growing, and advising some of the world’s largest companies. His unique talent lies in the seamless integration of innovation and rapid development of new growth businesses in augmented reality, social media, ecommerce, advertising, video and financial technology. He has held leadership positions at both large global organizations and high-growth start-ups, in addition to serving as a board member and investor in which he executed hundreds of millions of dollars in successful investor outcomes. Currently, Walter serves as the Chief Business Officer at Magic Leap, a leading Augmented Reality company. Walter serves as a key member of the Company’s senior leadership team, responsible for the overall leadership and financial results of the Company’s business teams including Strategy, Marketing, Corporate Communications, Sales, Business Development, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Previously, Walter served as Founder and Managing Director with Boston Consulting Group’s Digital Ventures, BCG’s Venture Capital and Incubator entity. Delph worked with management teams and boards to develop and implement successful strategies, new business units and new companies for Fortune 500 companies. At Digital Ventures, he co-led its North American business, oversaw marketing, digital growth and product development. He was previously the CEO of Adly, a leading social advertising technology platform and Senior Vice President of Digital Operations at Twentieth Century Fox. He has founded, built and exited numerous digital businesses to corporate and private equity investors over his 20-year career. Walter also helped launch Verizon Communication’s digital television business, FIOS TV, and has served in executive roles at Time Warner, Bertelsmann and Goldman Sachs. Delph has been recruited to serve on the boards of national and local organizations specifically for his strategy, digital transformation and growth expertise. Delph serves on the Board of Trustees at the Brentwood School, the Board of Governors at Cedars Sinai Medical Group. In addition, he serves on the Board of Advisors for the Los Angeles Kings hockey team and serves on the Advisory Council at Burberry Group plc and other private companies. He is a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV, BBC, CNBC and Fox Business and is a frequent blogger about the latest technology trends. Walter is also a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and previously a member on the Council of Foreign Relations and the Milken Institute. Delph is married, has two daughters and resides in Los Angeles, California.