Chuck is passionate about helping businesses to grow and succeed. One part, future technology geek, one part coach and three parts innovator, Chuck has a long work history at the intersection of people and technology. His work includes effort in Open Innovation, Crowdsourcing, CleanTech, EDTech, TalentTech, Smarter Cities and Digital Strategy. Chuck inspires organizations to think outside the box and to connect to a world of partners for greater success.
As a former IBM Executive and Chief Operating Officer of HeroX, he is continually looking at ways to accelerate opportunity. Currently, Chuck is an EIR at VentureLabs, Executive Advisor for Riipen, Ibbaka, and FoodMesh. Chuck is also an Associate Faculty member for the Centre For Digital Media, Masters of Digital Media Program, a TED Talker, designer, volunteer and mandolin player living in Tsawwassen BC.