Dan Walter, CEP, is the President and CEO of Performensation Consulting. Dan has more than 15 years of experience assisting companies with both executive and broad-based compensation programs. He 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.
His clients have ranged from entrepreneurial start-ups to established Fortune 100 companies providing his clients with a unique perspective on compensation issues. He creates innovative yet practical solutions that are tailored to company culture, industry and goals. He clients can expect continuing support after the initial engagement to help ensure programs are working as designed.
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. Dan 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 highly sought after nationally recognized speaker on a broad range of topics. He is an award winning member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and an active member of World at Work, National Center for Employee Ownership, Global Equity Organization, Society for Human Resource Management, and the Society for Certified Equity Professionals.
Dan is also the founder of Equity Compensation Experts (ECE), a global networking group for professionals 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. The ECE can be found at www.equitycompensationexperts.groupsite.com.