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Walt has more than 25 years of experience in sales, sales management, marketing, and product development in the controls and instrumentation industry both for process instruments and environmental controls, including Executive Committee experience in three companies. Walt currently is serving as Editor-in-Chief of CONTROL.

He served as Principal of Spitzer and Boyes LLC, as an expert at business transformation for small to medium-sized companies. He provided strategic planning, organizational development, business re-organization and electronic business re-engineering services for companies from roughly $5 million to roughly $100 million in revenues per year. Walt has served both the profit and not-for-profit business sectors.

One of Walt's proudest accomplishments is the R&D100 Award he shared with four other product development team members for development of a novel flow meter for use in wastewater. In addition, he is considered an authority on business-to-business marketing and on electronic commerce in the business-to-business arena.

Walt was Senior Contributing Editor for Industrial Marketing Practitioner magazine and Contributing Editor for Flow Control magazine. He was the Editor of The Instrumentation Reference Book, 3rd Edition, published by Butterworth-Heinemann Publishing. He co-authored, with Shari Worthington of Telesian Technologies, eBusiness in Manufacturing: Putting the Internet to Work in the Industrial Enterprise, published by ISA Press. Both books are available from the publishers and from Amazon.com. Walt was a founder and director of the CorgiAid foundation and served for eight years as its president. He also served for many years as a volunteer, and as Vice President of Publications for ISA, the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society, and is Past President of the Seattle Section, ISA. Currently, Walt is a member of the Editorial Committee of Jim Baen's UNIVERSE, the first new major science fiction e-magazine to be started in years by a major publisher.

Walt continues to be a principal in Spitzer and Boyes LLC , although he is mainly inactive, and participates in setting the direction of the company, as well as doing the occasional research project for clients when conflict of interest does not apply.

Walt is Editor in Chief of Control magazine


Walt is a principal in Spitzer and Boyes LLC

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