Walter Curd has been VP and CIO for Maxim Integrated since 2008. Maxim is a leader in the analog semiconductor market with $2.5B in annual revenue. In his current position he has led a modernization of infrastructure and applications and is now leading a radical transformation of the IT organization to establish a full strategic business partnership. Walter has insured that Maxim is an early adopter of consumer technologies, cloud computing, and most recently enterprise social networking. Maxim has been recognized as having one of the most innovative IT organizations in the Information Week 500. Prior to joining Maxim he built the Information Technology organization for Marvell Semiconductor to support their growth from $300M to over $3.0B during his tenure. He has also led the IT organizations for Fujitsu, Electroglas, and CyberIQ Systems. Walter has a B.S and MBA from the University of Virginia.