Walt Czerminski – Director

Throughout his career Walt has enabled companies to grow and establish stronger business capabilities. He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer and SVP at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., a major global bank. Prior to his current role he was Head of Global Information Systems for Brandes Investment Partners for a period of twelve years. At Brandes, Walt defined and implemented the Information Technology architecture and organization to serve the firm’s rapid growth to $120 billion assets under management.

Prior to his executive roles he served as a management consultant for thirteen years actively advising various Fortune 1000 companies on re-engineering initiatives and strategy. His consulting practice included clients such as Cargill, Piper Jaffray, GE Capital and 3M.

He has founded, run, advised and invested in a wide variety of start-up ventures. As a resident of San Diego for over 20 years he has supported the entrepreneurial community in its path to an innovative future.

Walt studied Economics and Political Science at Southern Connecticut State University and received his degree in Economics. His graduate studies focused on Operations Research.