There is little to no doubt that Charles Leaver, the CEO of cybersecurity giant Ziften, is an expert when it comes to all aspects of tech. He is especially gifted when it comes to cybersecurity, of course, especially when it comes to application software and infrastructure technologies. Chuck also possesses a demonstrated ability to successfully move companies forward. In fact, his aptitude for getting them to push the technological envelope and move them into new markets is practically unquestionable.

Looking at his career since 1982, one can see why Charles Leaver is the current CEO of one of the top cybersecurity firms in the world, but it is obvious why many consider him to be among the most highly regarded and skillful tech figures in the tech age. Before he became Ziften’s CEO, he served as the company’s Chairman for a while and before that, he served as a partner with Austin, Texas venture capital firm, Trellis Partners. He has experience as an entrepreneur and a senior executive, of course, but he has also often been on the front lines, in sales and management. He has also served as a trusted advisor in many tech sectors, although he has been particularly active in the mobile and media sectors.

Charles Leaver entry into the cybersecurity sector came through his active management and operation of many of the most technologically advanced lottery systems in the world, and his current commitment to the future of cybersecurity comes out of his belief that secure technology will always take work, regardless of how advanced we imagine ourselves. That’s why he is bullish on the future of the security sector going forward.