Walter Nicholas Polakov, Russian engineer. Fellow Institute Management; member American Society Mechanical Engineers, American Management Association, Society Industrial Engineers, American Military Engineers, Civil Legion, Taylor Society to Promote Science of Management; member National Association Stationary Engineers.
Came to the United States, 1906. Formerly superintendent motive power New York, N.H.&H. Railroad Company. Expert consulting engineer Board of Estimates and Apportionment, City of New York, and Department of Docks and Ferries, 1909-1910.
Construction engineering Penn Central Light & Power Company, 1912-1914. Power expert, United States Shipping Board, 1918. President Walter N. Polakov & Company, industrial consultants.
Management consultant Supreme Economic Council, The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1929-1931. Construction engineering Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933.