Charles leads finance, human resources, business systems and legal functions. Charles is a strategic and tactical execution-oriented leader, with extensive global finance, software, and operational experience. Charles has significant experience rapidly growing companies, driving global expansion, raising capital through public and private offerings, and mergers and acquisitions.
Before Swimlane, Charles served as CFO at BlastWave, an early stage cyber security SaaS company. Previously, Charles served as CFO for three public companies: CareDx (NASDAQ:CDNA), a leader in molecular diagnostics; Procera Networks (NASDAQ: PKT; acquired by Francisco Partners), a leader in network security and intelligence; and Netopia (NASDAQ: NTPA; acquired by Motorola), a leader in broadband gateways and remote management software. Charles began his career as a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers.