Lieutenant General Keith Walker
(USA, Retired, USMA 1976)

Keith is an expert in the leadership and management of large, complex organizations in uncertain, constantly changing environments. He has a track record of willingness to take the risks inherent in empowering subordinates to innovate; a team player who can lead disparate individuals to accomplish collective tasks; and a talent manager who mentors subordinates to meet the current and future leadership needs of organizations. He uses his experience in leadership, strategic vision, and innovation to help organizations solve strategic problems.

Keith began his Army career as an armored cavalry Second Lieutenant and rose through the ranks to Lieutenant General. He most recently served as the Director of the U. S. Army Capabilities Integration Center. As the “architect of the Army,” Keith developed, evaluated, and integrated concepts and requirements for Army equipment, training, leader development, and organizational design for worldwide operations. He validated research and development priorities for key Army science and technology needs and developed integrated architectures for operations.

Keith’s passion is leader development. He has extensive senior executive experience through the strategic level, with assignments that included leadership and management positions in U. S. Army and Joint and Combined Forces, and thirteen years of overseas operational assignments with U. S. partners in Iraq, Kuwait, Kosovo, Bosnia, Germany, and Belgium.

Keith is a member of the Board of Directors of Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association. He has served as the Chairman of the West Point Society of DC and as a member of the Board of Directors for Stark Aerospace and Dedrone Defense. Keith was an Associate Director at Strategia Worldwide, a member of the Board of Advisors of Israeli Aerospace Industries – North America, Inc, and an advisor to Flashback Technologies, Inc, MemRe Inc, and OHANA. In addition to his Army and Industry experience, Keith has conducted world class leadership training for the top executives of many of the Fortune 500 companies.

Scholarly Work/Publications/Awards:

Keith has published several articles: “Engaged Leadership” (February 2023); “Gaining and Maintaining Access: An Army-Marine Corps Concept” (March 2012); “The US Army Functional Concept for Engagement” (February 2014); “The US Army Human Dimension Concept” (May 2014).  He has also received numerous military awards.

MBA, Harvard University School of Business, Boston, MA BS,
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

Association of the United States Army
American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association