As Chairman, CEO and co-founder of MACH Energy, Walt has led MACH Energy’s rise to its position as the leading energy management technology solution for the commercial real estate industry. Walt was recently selected as one of the Top 35 executives to watch by the industry's technology trade association RealComm. Prior MACH Energy, Walt spent over 20 years in the energy industry in a number of key leadership positions. As Sr. Vice President, he ran the nationwide unregulated electricity and natural gas businesses for Sempra Energy, a $6B San Diego based utility. At Dow Chemical, he conceived of, secured funding for and guided a new division to profitability by leveraging several high profile deals including a landmark network transmission agreement that was reported on the front page of the Wall Street Journal in 1994. Walt started his career with Chevron USA after graduating from UC Berkeley with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.