“I arrived [back in the US] with no idea what companies were doing and what they wanted in employees. I needed to get a lay of the land quickly to figure out where and how my skills could provide value in the market.”
Innovation and impact are the drivers in Charles Chuman’s career.
From political journalism in the Middle East, to the presidential campaign trail, and energy policy in Washington DC, the connecting thread throughout his career had always been early-stage interaction with the seminal ideas of the day. He’s always been a difference-maker—committed to making a meaningful impact on issues that matter.
When Chuman’s wife accepted a new job, he packed his bags and made the move. Not knowing what his next steps would be, Chuman set his sights on the pioneering tech sector. “The economy is changing dramatically,” Chuman told us. “I wanted to be at the cutting-edge of economic developments.” His background in writing coupled with a network of media and political contacts provided him a firm foundation in the old economy. He needed to learn to leverage what he already had in a new, invigorating way.