Walter Burgess is an experienced leader in the high-tech photonic industry. Since 1996 Walter has lead the sales and engineering departments at Power Technology as the vice president of Sales and Engineering.
Power Technology, based in Little Rock, is one of the oldest laser companies in the world. Under Walter’s leadership Power Technology has established itself as an international leader in the laser industry, shipping their advanced technology leaders to over 20 countries annually. This has earned Power Technology awards such as the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Global Trade and Arkansas Business of the year.
Outside of Power Technology, Walter works to advance the science and technology communities in Central Arkansas. Walter serves on the advisory boards of UALR school of Math & Science, UCA college of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, and Arkansas Science and Technology. His work in the business and education communities recent led to being honored as one of Arkansas Business’ 40 business leaders under 40.