Walter Sullivan is head of Elektrobit (EB)’s Innovation Lab, responsible for developing and leading the company’s presence in Silicon Valley, as well as building and fostering strategic partnerships around the globe. Sullivan joined EB from Microsoft, where he’s held multiple leadership positions since 1995, most recently as a senior manager, product planning and strategy for the Automotive Business Unit. Sullivan previously was a lead program manager and architect at Microsoft, working on the development of cutting-edge embedded systems for leading automakers such as Fiat, Ford and Kia, among others. He began his career at Microsoft in the Visual C++ division. Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Engineering from Seattle Pacific University.