Charles Eagan is the CTO of BlackBerry.
Charles Eagan is dynamic leader with a proven track record leading global teams across mobile platforms and applications, IoT connected devices, IoT cloud, networking technologies, operating systems, development tools, and robotics. With a strong focus on innovation, Charles’ career includes many industry firsts throughout his career. Throughout it all, security has been a key area of focus for Charles in every role.
Charles has actively contributed to many innovation revolutions, pioneering technologies in computer science, data networking, mobile computing and IoT platforms.
Charles is a hands-on collaborative leader and mentor who enjoys tackling technical challenges from the ground up, he is a proven visionary who thinks outside the box.
Charles has been involved in acquisition integration as well as technical due diligence and has international experience working from bases in Ottawa, Canada; San Jose, California and the U.K.
Focused on making the connected and intelligent cyberworld safer and more secure, Charles is an advisor and consultant to a number of start ups and a frequent keynote presenter and panelists at technology conferences.
Charles holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics along with an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.