Bill walker joined Tektronix in 1958 as an engineer and rose through the management chain. This July 29, 1966 TekWeek features Bill's visit to the Soviet Union for an International Electrotechnical Commission conference. Click on the image to view the PDF.


This October 15, 1971 TekWeek features a transcript of a talk Bill gave on engineering. Click on the image to view the PDF.



This September 27, 1974 TekWeek features Bill speaking at the annual shareholder's meeting.


This 1978 organization chart shows the Test & Measurement group's divisional structure under Bill. Click on the image to view the PDF.


This January 26, 1979 TekWeek announces Bill being named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office.


This 1981 TekWeek organizational chart shows the company's operations structure under Bill.


This August 21, 1981 TekWeek article features Executive VP Bill Walker speaking at an Area Rep meeting.


This November 2, 1981 Oregonian article features insight into Bill Walker and his perspective on management. Click on the image to view the PDF.


This December 4, 1981 TekWeek article features Bill Walker.


This April 6, 1984 TekWeek features Bill's talk at an Area Rep meeting on the computer revolution.


This July 27, 1984 TekWeek announces Bill is leaving Tektronix to to be President of ESI.


Bill Walker served as interim Tektronix President and Chief Operating Officer following the resignation of  Tektronix President Dave Friedley on April 20, 1990. This April 27, 1990 TekWeek announces the various management changes.


These three photos of Bill come from the scrapbook of Helen Fried.