Charles joined Valhalla in 2003, became a General Partner in 2006 and leads Valhalla Partners’ efforts in next gen infrastructure, with a focus on data storage and cloud. He assists Valhalla’s efforts in digital media, with a focus on mobile marketing. His investments include LeftHand Networks (acq. HP, $360m), Flat World Knowledge, Jumptap, Qumulo, and SolidFire.
Before joining Valhalla, Charles served as partner at Saturn Venture Partners, associate with New Enterprise Associates, and analyst for Lazard Frères & Co. and DLJ.
Charles received an MBA from Harvard and a BA in Economics with Distinction from Stanford.
Charles lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and three children. He coaches youth baseball and is on the Board of Trustees at Concord Hill School.