When it comes to bringing new security technologies to market and making money with them, Charles Leaver has few peers. He has been involved in every aspect of the high-tech and mobile markets, including securing secure patents for new technological advances, as well as his ability to devise and successfully execute very complex business plans, to raise huge amounts of capital and to build out innovative, cutting-edge organizations from scratch. However, his main area of expertise is in keeping you safe.

When one looks at his career, one can understand why Charles Leaver is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ziften, one of the most prominent cybersecurity firms in the world. Leaver’s tech career started in 1982 and has included a wide range of experience as a senior executive, sales and management specialist and advisor in a number of tech fields, primarily in the mobile and media sectors. Before becoming CEO, he served as Ziften’s Chairman. Prior to that, he served as a partner with Trellis Partners, a venture capital firm located in Austin, Texas.

Chuck Leaver is extremely skilled with all aspects of tech and cyber security, from his extensive experience in the areas of application software and infrastructure technologies, ERP, Web application development, E-Learning, and Gaming. He is well-known in the tech sector as being someone with a knack for successfully guiding companies to push the edge of technology and move them into new markets.

The penchant for cybersecurity that Charles Leaver has these days comes from having managed, operated and owned technologically advanced lottery systems all over the world, including South America, Asia and Europe. He is optimistic about the future because he believes the “Internet of Things” will create a whole new range of opportunities for innovators in the cybersecurity field and that Ziften is in a great position to make strides over the next phase of the technological revolution.