Brian Walter

Brian Walter

CEO & Co-Founder at OpenContext

Brian is a systems thinker, an inclusive team builder, and has led global technology organizations from ideation to scale to eventual acquisition. He’s seen many forms of growth and growing pains which now serves as a major inspiration for what OpenContext has to offer growing organizations.

Since co-founding OpenContext in 2021, Brian has focused on applying his skills and expertise in technical infrastructure, data management, and network architecture to strengthen the foundational pieces of the product and the strategic vision for how shared context will change the way tech teams work for the better.

In past technology leadership roles at Xerox, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, Lockheed Martin, Accelerant Networks, and TransUnion (formerly iovation), Brian has driven all aspects of infrastructure design and deployment, specifically in areas of high-performance database and storage architecture. During this time, his work impacted some of the world’s largest consumer and Fortune 500 brands including American Express, Coca-Cola, Ebay, Edison International, Piper Jaffray, Verizon, and Vodafone.

Brian has served more than 25 years in the technology industry. He has been a member of several boards including the Oregon State University Industry Advisory Board of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.