Mr. Walker is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Walker & Company Brands. Prior to his founding Walker & Company Brands, Mr. Walker was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Andreessen Horowitz (venture capital firm) from June 2012 to April 2013 and oversaw strategic partnerships and monetization as Director of Business Development at Foursquare from August 2009 to June 2012. Mr. Walker’s brand marketing and technology experience are deeply connected to the mission of designing solutions for consumers while bridging the gap between technology product innovation and youth culture. Mr. Walker understands how to utilize innovation and technology to drive change and deliver growth. His work at the intersection of technology and the consumer experience makes a great addition to our Board.
Mr. Walker serves as a director of Shake Shack, Inc. and a trustee of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He co-founded and served as Chairman of the Board of CODE2040 until January 2020, which matches high-performing Black and Latino software engineering students and graduates with technology firms and start-ups.