Olin Business School Faculty
Washington University’s Olin Business School is one of the nation’s leading research institutions. Our faculty members are known for their research productivity, with work that is widely published and cited in influential academic journals. We also take great pride in our commitment to excellence in teaching.
Faculty | Walker Deibel | WashU Olin Business School
Area of Expertise:
Walker Deibel is a serial acquisition entrepreneur, bestselling author, and M&A advisor. Walker acquired seven companies over ten years and co-founded several startups. His bestselling book, Buy Then Build: How Acquisition Entrepreneurs Outsmart the Startup Game, released to critical acclaim including being recognized by Forbes as “one of the top 7 books all entrepreneurs must read,” and is currently being used in many universities. Walker is currently the owner of the premiere aluminum railing manufacturer in Missouri and a portfolio of online-based businesses. Historically, he has owned and operated in many industries, including manufacturing, fulfillment, software, education, and eCommerce. Walker is an Emmy-nominated producer having worked on almost a dozen films with premieres at some of the world’s most prestigious festivals, including Sundance, SXSW, and Toronto International Film Festival.
MBA 2004, Washington University
BA 2000, University of Kansas