Prior to joining SonicWALL, Mr. Walker was most recently vice president of Technical Strategy for Philips Components, where he drove customer and technology innovation to deliver value across product lines. While at Philips, Walker served in a number of capacities in the display arena, managing teams on the cutting edge of LCD television and innovative display applications. Previously, Walker has held senior positions for Verano, Radius, and Apple Computer.

Mr. Walker has an M.S. in management and a B.S. in information and computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Dave Wasshausen is a supervisory economist with the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). He is responsible for the estimates of private fixed investment in equipment and software, and of foreign transactions in the national income and product accounts.

Mr. Wasshausen co-authored and presented a paper entitled, “Information Processing Equipment and Software in the National Accounts,” at an NBER/CRIW conference on “Measuring Capital in the New Economy.” The paper is available on BEA’s web site and will be published in a forthcoming CRIW volume.

Mr. Wasshausen received his M.A. in economics from The American University (1996) and his B.A. in economics from Miami University (1990). Mr. Wasshausen has been working as an economist in BEA’s national accounts directorate since 1991.


Alan G. White is a manager at Analysis Group, Inc. in Boston, a firm of economic, financial and strategy consultants. Dr. White specializes in the application of statistics, econometrics and applied microeconomics to litigation and general business problems. He has provided quantitative economic analyses in antitrust, intellectual property and complex business litigation. His work spans a wide variety of industries, including banking, computer hardware and software, vitamins, and agricultural products. His case work has included price measurement issues in a variety of industries, the application of quality-adjusted price methods, the evaluation of market conditions pertaining to class certification in the sales of genetically modified seeds, the examination of market conditions relevant to the effective function of a price-fixing cartel, and the evaluation of the cost of employees with various chronic pain conditions to employers. Dr. White has a B.A. (Honors) in mathematics and economics and a M. Litt. in economics from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of British Columbia. Dr. White’s research and publications have focused on economic measurement, including the construction of stock market indexes, and the theory and implementation of consumer and producer price indexes.

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