Gerald Charles
Director, Office of Strategy and Operations, Public Sector, Cisco

Gerald T. Charles, Jr. brings more than 25 years of executive management, comprehensive technology, and strategic thinking expertise to roles of Executive Advisor, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and VP/General Manager.
As a thought leader in management and technology strategy, governance, and business models, workforce and workspace sustainability, security, IT-based solutions, and innovation, he is helping transform service delivery and economic value in the public sector. He has served various senior executives and officials in civilian, defense, and commercial organizations. Charles has developed and implemented companies' mergers and acquisitions as well as strategic, operational, and financial goals.
Prior to Cisco, Charles was a vice president for TRW and BDM. He brought in multimillion-dollar contracts, turned closed subsidiaries into profit centers, and was a key technical and program architect for implementation of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR system. After TRW, Charles was vice president for OAO Technology Solutions (OAOT), a commercial outsourcer and managed services provider, where he eliminated major losses in ebusiness divisions and corporate acquisitions, implemented an IT solution provider practice, and started the company's public sector division.
Charles is a published author and wrote The LAN Blueprint: Engineering It Right (McGraw-Hill) as well as various Cisco global industry points of view, including the 21st century workforce and workspace, innovation in the Public Sector, transportation, and security. Charles also earned a congressional medal for outstanding service and achievement.
Charles holds an master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Event Details:

Thursday, March 24
7:30 - 11:45 am

The Willard Hotel
Washington, DC

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> CTOs & CIOs
> Enterprise Architects

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