Charles is a serial and visionary entrepreneur that is passionate about creating innovative products that consistently delight customers. He is a young veteran of the software industry with a proven track record of success. Charles is the Founder and CEO of Breathometer, soon to make it's public debut. Previously, Charles was leading Mobile over at Plum District in terms of product vision, road map, discovery, development, strategy and innovation. Previously, Charles founded and served as the Chairman and CEO of Chatterfly from inception, to acquisition by Plum District. Charles was responsible for overall direction and product strategy. Under Charles' leadership and vision, Chatterfly was able to become one of the most influential neighborhood reward platforms in the mobile space starting from the ground floor. Prior to founding Chatterfly, Charles was the Founder of ProBuddy, where he teamed up with a senior engineer at Facebook to build an internet start-up that developed a social recommendation engine focused on local service providers. Prior to that, Charles was involved in business development at Fortify Software (acquired by HP) and played an integral role in business strategy.
Prior to entering the software industry, Charles worked for Cintas Corporation, where he collaborated with dot com and bio-tech companies like Walmart.com, GlamMedia.com, Genentech and Johnson & Johnson. Charles was heavily involved in a leadership role as a Regional Six Sigma, where he was responsible for stream-lining business processes, business analytics, mergers and acquisitions and QA for the entire West Coast Operation within the Emerging Businesses Sector.
Charles sits on the advisory board of Survcast, Nestegger and K Hotels. Charles graduated with a bachelor's degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Riverside and from Stanford Graduate School of Business in the Executive Development Program.