Charles is an experienced digital technology business leader with over 20 years’ experience spanning both large corporates and startups, including Blue Shield of California, Informa and Nature Research. Prior to Zapnito, Charles was the Interim Chief Product Officer at Nature Publishing Group where created their product office and managed their tech stack.
Before Nature, Charles was CTO at Informa Business Information where he led a team of 150 on projects related to the acquisition of businesses with a total value of b, resulting in m of cost savings. While at Informa, Charles also led e-business and technology projects of 0m and oversaw product delivery across complex business informatics, healthcare and financial services product portfolios. At Blue Shield of California, Charles was responsible for a m product development portfolio.
Charles is a California, Bay Area native and captive Londoner and a reformed corporate guy. Now investor and entrepreneur, bad guitarist and cyclist.