Walter "Buzz" Price, Sr. Vice President, Supply Chain

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Experience Summary

“Buzz” is a industry recognized SME on Supply Chain and Manufacturing. Buzz and his teams over the last 35 years have redesigned and changed the landscape of how silicon-valley approaches supply chain.  His vast experience and knowledge of both supply chain and manufacturing have made him an indispensable asset to Haploos and our clients.  Buzz’s ability to analyze and solve the most complex supply chain and manufacturing issues is unmatched.

Functional Expertise

  • “Buzz” has 35 years of leadership, coaching, training and supply chain experience at all levels of organizations.
  • Nationally recognized Subject Matter Expert on Supply Chain
  • Entrepreneur 

Experience and Role Highlights 

  • Manufacturing and Materials Executive
    • Designed and Implemented new and innovative supply chain processes – grew company by $100M. 
    • Engineer prototyping and industrial scale build of photonoic IC-based fiber optic data transport systems.
    • Communications security – designed and implemented anti-phone cloning hardware.
  • Silicon Valley Industrial and Process Engineering
    • Raynet Corp – Industrial Engineering
    • Sun Microsystems – Process Engineering – Asia/Pacific Hemisphere
    • Hewlett-Packard – Process Engineering


M.B.A., Santa Clara University, Santa Clara CA

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford CA