Charlie has over 20 years' experience in IT. Initially drawn to digital cartography, he consulted in geographic information systems and for a wide array of public, private, and military clients. Paired with an affinity for sailing, subsequent opportunities arose in designing, building, and managing complex IT infrastructures on board sail and power yachts. He served as yacht ETO during newbuild, cruise, and refit phases. He has extensive experience with onboard and offboard wifi, Cisco, Microsoft, and linux environments.