Charles is the CEO of CiviCore, a software company serving nonprofit and public sector organizations. His professional and academic work focus on the development of information systems that build capacity within the social sector. His work utilizes information to promote sense making and bridge the digital divide.
Charles' community commitments include being appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to serve on the Colorado Disability Funding Committee. Currently, he is chairing the CDFC's subcommittee on License Plate Auctioning. He is beginning his fourth year as a member of Jefferson County Public Schools Leadership Committee. Charles serves on the Bergens Leadership Council and also volunteers for Anchor Center for Blind Children.
Charles holds a Bachelor’s degree from Pomona College, Master’s degree from Harvard University in Public Policy, and a Ph.D. in Information Science from the University of Washington.
Charles is a Colorado native and lives in Evergreen with his wife and two young daughters.