Bruce Walton

HCI Faculty

Bruce Walton is the principal at Walton & Associates, a consulting firm providing services in learning, talent management and human resource strategy.

Prior to founding Walton & Associates, Bruce was a Senior Advisor at TPI (, where he advised clients on aspects of their service delivery alternatives and provided expertise in project management, HR transformation, shared services, process re-design and change management. In addition, Bruce was the process lead for learning and talent management services at TPI. In this role, he used his specific expertise in these areas to provide assessment and advisory services to TPI clients who were re-evaluating their approaches and sourcing strategies in talent management, learning and workforce development.Prior to joining TPI, Bruce worked as a Senior Consultant for Watson Wyatt & Company ( for over 11 years. At Watson Wyatt, he advised Fortune 1000 clients in solving complex problems in the areas of HR outsourcing and HR technology.

Before joining Watson Wyatt, Bruce spent 12 years with NETg-Spectrum, a distance-learning company, first as an instructional designer / project manager and ultimately as a Vice President - Application Development, responsible for managing the firm's product development functions and consulting operations. Notable engagements included:Bruce has spoken widely at industry conferences on a range of HR-related topics, including learning outsourcing and the use of technology in HR processes. He is the past president of the SF Bay Area Chapter of IHRIM (, the global HR technology association.

Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College as well as a Master of Education (Ed.M.) and Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), both from Boston University.

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