Olivia Walton is the co-founder of the Heartland Summit, an event aimed at kick-starting economic growth in the American Heartland. She is also founder and managing partner of Ingeborg Investments, a venture capital portfolio focused on early stage investments in women-led businesses.
Olivia serves on the board of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and is the Chairperson for The Momentary, a new contemporary art satellite space of Crystal Bridges, in Bentonville, Arkansas. She serves on the Walton Family Foundation K-12 Education Program Committee and the national board of directors for Teach For America.
Until 2016, Olivia was a journalist and was the Business and Technology Correspondent for NBC News, reporting for “Today,” “Nightly News with Lester Holt” and MSNBC. Before joining NBC, she was a reporter and anchor for Bloomberg Television in New York and London.
Olivia graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her Master of Science degree with merit from the London School of Economics.
Olivia is married to Tom Walton, a grandson of Sam and Helen Walton.