When one examines his career since 1982, one can see why Charles Leaver was chosen to be the chief executive officer of one of the top cybersecurity firms in the world, Ziften. He is considered one of the most important tech figures in modern times and he is considered a major player in that field. However, Charles Leaver has a lot more in his background than cybersecurity. Prior to Ziften, he was a partner with Trellis Partners, an Austin, Texas venture capital firm. He has experience not only as an entrepreneur and a senior executive, but he also has been on the front lines, in sales and management and he has served as an advisor in a number of tech sectors, especially the mobile and media sectors.
Clearly, Chuck Leaver is an expert when it comes to all aspects of tech and cybersecurity, especially with regard to application software and infrastructure technologies. He has also demonstrated an ability to successfully move companies to push the technological edge and move them into new markets. He came into the cybersecurity business by way of his management and operation of some of the most technologically advanced lottery systems in the world, including some on at least three continents.
The commitment of Charles Leaver to the future of cybersecurity comes from his belief that it will always be necessary to secure technology, no matter how advanced we think we are. He points to the coming "Internet of Things"as a movement that will drive massive growth in cybersecurity. Where others see something that will be difficult to handle, Chuck Leaver sees opportunity and he is sure that Ziften will be at the forefront as leaders in cybersecurity during the next technological revolution.