Attenexr CTO Joins Ranks of Prestigious Corporations As Newest Member of Advisory Council
SEATTLE - April 11, 2006 - Attenexr Corp., the leading developer of content analysis software for electronic discovery, proudly announced today that CTO Skip Walter has been selected as the newest member of the Dean's Advisory Council at the Indiana University (IU) School of Informatics.
Joining a panel of experts representing business, communities and industries who advise the school on curriculum and program development; public and private sector funding; research support; long-range planning; student guidance; external relations; and institutional advancement, Walter adds an indepth expertise that has been shaped his significant industry experience.
"Skip Walter brings to the council more than 35 years of technology development and executive management experience with Fortune 1000 companies and start-up businesses," says School of Informatics Dean J. Michael Dunn. "He's a recognized innovator in the field of advanced content analysis, emphasizing the efficient processing and reviewing of electronic documents, which has become increasingly important for today's corporations and their law firms."
Spearheading the technology vision and programs at Attenex, Walter's previous experience includes creating Digital Equipment Corp.'s ALL-IN-1 office automation system as well as serving as the vice president of engineering and new venture executive for Aldus Corp. (now a part of Adobe Inc). He also provided instrumental leadership during the initial public offering of Primus Knowledge Solution Inc.
"During the past five years, I've been quite impressed with the research in human centered interaction and the commitment of the School of Informatics to Bioinformatics research," said Skip Walter. "It's an honor to be recognized by this incredible institution, and I look forward to playing an active role in influencing the breadth of its programs and research, including legal informatics being started at the school."
The IU School of Informatics was established in 2000 - the first of its kind in the nation - and has nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at campuses in Bloomington, Indianapolis and South Bend.