Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, ICG Group, Inc.
Walter Buckley joined Procurian’s board of directors in 1999. He also serves on the boards of ICG, OneCoast Network, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., and Verticalnet.
Walter is cofounder, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of ICG. Prior to ICG, he was vice president of acquisitions for Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., where he led many of Safeguard's investments through the mid-1990s, including Diamond Technology, XL Vision, Inc., ChromoVision, and Video Server. Walter also was responsible for developing and executing Safeguard's multimedia and Internet investment strategies. Before Safeguard, he was president and co-founder of Centralized Management Systems, Inc., a medical supply company, which he sold in 1987.
Walter was included in Business Week's 2000 "eBiz 25," an exclusive listing of the most influential people in electronic business, and the Greater Philadelphia Venture Group honored him with its "Entrepreneurial Excellence Award" in June 2000.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.