Dr. Walter K. Davis is a Product Engineering Specialist for Autonomous Vehicle Systems, at Honda Motor Company. In his current role, Dr. Davis serves as liaison between Vehicle Research and New Product Introduction, integrating autonomous vehicle sensing and adaptive safety designs from concepts to production at Honda’s flexible manufacturing facilities. Previously, he worked to integrate new products and create intellectual property management systems for defensive avionics, commercial appliances, and government specializing in electromagnetic sensors technologies, electronic controls, networking hardware, and vehicular communications. Walter’s experience spans engineering and analyst roles processing technology patents for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, engineering development in multinational companies such as Northrop Grumman Aerospace and General Electric Appliances and while serving in the U. S. Army Signals Intelligence Command. 

Walter served eight years as technical specialist in the U.S. Army, supporting satellite and vehicular communication systems for the 2nd Infantry, Stryker Brigade and to Arctic Warfare Special Operations Forces. Dr. Davis received his Doctorate and MBA Cum Laude in Business Administration from Capella University with emphasis in Intellectual Property Development Strategy, and Operations Management, a Master’s in Project Management from the University of California, Irvine, professional certification in Intellectual Property Law from the U. S. Patent & Trademark Office, and a BASc, in Electronic Engineering Technology from ITT Technical Institute. Dr. Davis is a new published author of the book Career Advantages: An Interdisciplinary Approach, and volunteers as a graduate mentor assisting Doctoral business and technology students at Capella University’s Career Center located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.