Walter Haas

FOUNDER OF GIST
STANFORD BA, HARVARD MBA

FOUNDER OF GIST

Walter A. Haas III is the founder of GIST, an e-commerce startup currently under development in San Francisco, California. He has held several marketing positions, including Head of Marketing with Enjoy Technology, a Silicon Valley based company focused on retail and on-demand logistics.

Walter worked in the global marketing group at Levi Strauss & Co. in San Francisco where he led the development of Cannes-awarded online media campaigns. He started his professional career as a producer of virtual reality training programs for the US Army and Raytheon.

Walter is a founding Board Member of Populace, a company that works to harness the power of human individuality to transform how people learn, work and live. He is also a volunteer and ad hoc member of the Communications Committee with Coaching Corps, a longtime Haas, Jr. Fund partner and grantee.

Walter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard . He lives in San Francisco.