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GLIDE Interim CEO Malcolm Walter

Malcolm Walter’s career spans more than 40 years and includes serving as the chief operating officer (COO) or chief financial officer (CFO) for several privately held and public companies. In 2016, Malcolm retired after a 17-year career as COO of Bentley Systems, a global software company whose mission is sustaining infrastructure. At Bentley, his responsibilities included sales, professional services and marketing. Malcolm is a CPA and received his undergraduate degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Malcolm’s career provided an opportunity to travel to more than 60 countries and to work with clients and colleagues worldwide.

More recently, his travels have been to the least developed parts of the world to observe the unique challenges faced in these communities battling extreme poverty and where empowerment – particularly of women – has proven to unleash the spirits and capacity of these fellow humans to end their own poverty. His mission today is to promote a world that works for all. Malcolm currently serves on the board of the Presidio Graduate School, which offers industry-leading MBA and MPA academic programs in sustainability management. He also serves on the board of Jack London Park Partners – the first non-profit organization to take up management of a state park on behalf of the people of California.