Roger Walton focuses on portfolio development, providing strategic guidance to Castile companies in their formative stages and at critical stages in their development. He participates on the board of VGo Communications and has previously served on the boards of Neah Power (OTC BB: NPWS), Quantiva (acquired by NetScout), Sandbridge Technologies (acquired by an undisclosed public company) and Stargus (acquired by C-COR). Mr. Walton currently serves as a vice president of Thinking Phones following its acquisition of Whaleback Managed Services.
Prior to joining Castile, Mr. Walton advised solution vendors and service providers on market, product/service, and partnership strategies. He also researched and authored several reports for IT analyst Ovum on information services markets, developed forecasting models and scenarios for emerging segments, and wrote about a broad range of technologies. Previously, Mr. Walton led marketing at Netlink, and helped craft the strategic roadmap guiding its successful acquisition by Cabletron, where he was subsequently responsible for carrier marketing initiatives. Prior to Netlink, Mr. Walton was a senior executive at Motorola and Octocom Systems, where he was responsible for marketing a wide range of networking products.
Mr. Walton holds an MA in Mathematics from Oxford University.