Walter is the founder and CEO of Scanadu. He is an entrepreneur and investor, he has been many things: an academic, a publisher of computer magazines in the 80′s, an internet entrepreneur and a telecom operator in the 90′s, an extreme science lab chief and a banker until 2007. He holds an M.A. in linguistics and a Ph.D. in semiotics. He is a student of formal grammars, parsers, Nikola Tesla patents and deconstructionism.