Charles holds a B.S in Information Sciences and Technology from Pennsylvania State University, where he specialized in Information Assurance and Security. He has 13 years of experience and is currently the Engineering Manager, Corporate Information Security for Netflix. Prior to Netflix, he was a Director of Security for Stich Fix and before Stitch Fix, he was the Security Engineering Manager for Twilio, where he created and developed their security monitoring capability, operationalized the vuln management program and led a sound security IR and management program. Prior to Twilio, he grew to be an information Security Manager for Security Monitoring and Incident Response at LinkedIn after playing an instrumental role in the Federal sector with the deployment of the HBSS program for the U.S. Department of Defense. Before moving into Leadership as a Hiring Manager, Charles was a Principal Professional Services Consultant for McAfee and a Computer Scientist for DISA.

Mr. Nwatu believes that diverse talent working in a diverse environment allows for great opportunities and discoveries to take place, so he is very active in the community as a member of /dev/color. He was a Co-Technical Lead for Black Girls CODE and a Fellows Program Council Co-Chair for CODE2040. He has also volunteered with the National Society of Black Engineers and is a current ally of Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu.

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