Charles is a serial entrepreneur who has focused his career on solving tough technology challenges for some of the world's largest organisations.
A self-confessed 'geek' at heart, Charles combines his technical fluency with his business nous to really get to grips with how best to conceive, design, build and implement solutions which can unlock transformative business value.
In addition to providing advisory services to clients, Charles has built and sold three technology companies so far in his career, and in his spare time passionately supports and mentors young entrepreneurs and start-up teams.
Past roles include Head of Technology at Deutsche Bank Labs in London and Associate Partner at Elixirr. He was until recently CEO of NetKernel.
Charles is currently a Forbes contributing writer and is the AI Programme Director for Fidelity International.
He holds a Visiting Fellowship of the University of Bristol. He is an experienced public speaker having presented at various events in the UK, US, and the Middle East on the philosophical questions around Smart Devices, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence industry and the societal impact of the application of this technology.
Charles holds an MA in Law from Cambridge, and his hobbies include golf, motorsport, science fiction and early modern history.
Past speaker at Retail Week Live