Charlie has a passion for helping people, businesses, and organizations use technology to improve their world. He is an innovative technology executive and game-changer in software, networks, Internet, and IT services. Jackson has managed large-scale project and service operations in multiple roles for IT transitions, complex software integration, product development, organizing PMOs, and managing technical, customer, and supplier teams. His experience spans Global 500 companies including Citi, Ford, Kaiser Permanente, Dell, EDS, Philips, Boeing, and Home Depot along with public entities from the City of San Antonio to the New York Dept. of Education. "With a zeal for the power of information, where he leads success follows," says Slate Charlie also previously founded three technology companies and has been instrumental in startups as mentor and principal. Jackson holds an MS degree in Science and Technology Commercialization, a BS degree in Government, and a post-graduate certificate in Health Information Management (HIM), along with multiple professional certificates including ITIL, PMI/PMP, and Six Sigma. A Texas native, centered in Austin, Charlie is also an engaged civic leader who cares deeply about his community and improving the world at large.