Charlie is a fervent internet entrepreneur and angel investor. He founded Rightster, the global B2B video network for distribution, content-sourcing, audience engagement and monetization. Rightster has over 3000 syndication partners, and its Multi Channel Network on Youtube is 450 channels-strong, regularly featuring in the ComScore top ten partner rankings.
Charlie was previously CEO at t5m (the 5th medium), a content studio that co-produces interview-based, factual entertainment content in partnership with events, celebrities, charities, venues and brands.
Charlie also founded Orchestream, a software company that automated service activation of IP-VPNs, at age 21. Within 4 years he had built a 100-employee company whose clients included BT, Vodafone and Singtel. Orchestream was listed on the London Stock Exchange & Nasdaq, and was later bought by Oracle. Charlie then founded and was CEO at Nexagent, which pioneered CAD-like solution modelling and process automation software for telecoms and IT environments. Nexagent was bought by EDS in 2008.