Dan Walter, CEP, is the President and CEO of Performensation. He has more than 18 years of experience assisting companies with both executive and broad-based compensation programs. Dan provides end-to-end solutions for private and public companies based in both the United States and abroad. He has worked extensively with companies around the world. The companies he works with range in size from entrepreneurial start-ups to established Fortune 100 companies, giving his clients with a unique perspective on compensation issues. Dan’s expertise includes equity compensation, executive programs, performance-based pay and talent management issues. His experience with these programs includes: diagnosis, design, communication, administration and reporting. He has experience with all forms of equity including stock options, restricted shares and units, stock purchase and performance-based programs. His executive compensation experience includes benchmarking, short and long-term incentive program design, proxy disclosure reporting and total-reward evaluations. Dan has been the architect of software solutions and has significant experience in the administrative and technological best practices for these programs.
Dan is a highly sought after and nationally recognized speaker who provides entertaining and informative presentations on a broad range of topics. He is a Board Member for the National Center for Employee Ownership and is active with a wide range of industry organizations. He is also the founder of Equity Compensation Experts (ECE), a global networking group with more 1,400 professional members who interact with equity compensation programs as a function of their jobs. The ECE is one of the largest networks of share-based compensation experts in the world.
Dan is a coauthor of “The Decision Makers Guide to Equity Compensation” and “Beyond Stock Options” (Equity Compensation Alternatives) and is an active contributor to Quora, FoundersSpace, Focus.com and various other web resources.
You can reach Dan by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter at @Performensation.