Prior to being named cybersecurity company Ziften’s CEO, Charles Leaver served as that company’s Chairman for a time. Before that, Chuck was a partner with Trellis Partners, a venture capital firm located in Austin, Texas. He has just experienced a lot since his tech career began in 1982. With such a variety of experiences over such a long career, Chuck Leaver is highly skilled and understands every aspect of tech and cyber security. His experience runs to all levels of the tech industry, given his extensive experience in areas such as application software and infrastructure technologies, ERP, Web application development, E-Learning, and Gaming. He is well-known throughout the tech sector for his ability to successfully guide companies, including start-ups and established businesses, into positions where they push the edge of technology and/or move into new markets.
Despite his extensive experience, these days, cybersecurity is his area of expertise these days. Charles Leaver got into the security business naturally, having managed, operated and even owned technologically advanced lottery systems all over the world, including South America, Asia and Europe.
When it comes to bringing new technologies to market and making money with them, it is simply the case that Charles Leaver has few peers. After nearly four decades in the tech business, he has been directly involved in every aspect of the high-tech at one time or another and he has secured many new patents for technological advances of all types. He has been able to devise and successfully execute many complex business plans, as well as to raise huge amounts of capital and to build out innovative, cutting-edge organizations from scratch.