Charles is ARRIS Chief Technology Officer, Consumer Premises Equipment, — responsible for the two to five year technology vision of ARRIS CPE Division and the evolution of home gateways, set-top boxes and solutions that interact with consumers’ digital services in the home. He is responsible for defining new home architectures for CPE devices and their cloud to ground solutions as well as new devices and solutions for consumer digital life requirements.
With over 16 years in the telecommunications industry, he has developed DVB, DOCSIS, xDSL, PON Network and CPE Video Voice and Broadband solutions and in the last six years has specialized on the connectivity and new technology driven user experiences in the home. With a focus on guiding ARRIS and its customers directions in Wi-Fi, IoT, IP Video , TV Experience and STB technology, Smart Solutions and new converged Wireless solutions above and below 6GHz, Charles and ARRIS have been busy creating new home platforms for many of the world’s leading Service Providers.
Charles served previously as Chief Technology Officer of Europe at ARRIS Group, Inc. from May 2006 and also as GM for ARRIS EdgeQAM business from 2008 to 2010.
He has served on the board of the Open Connectivity Foundation, one of the leading IoT standards initiatives and is also a recipient of the 2006 and 2011 Cable and Satellite Euro50 award for his contributions to cable technology and a top five Shortlisted Nominee in 2011.
Before joining ARRIS in 2003, Charles held Senior Management positions in Com21 Inc and Apple Inc.