Charles Breakfield holds an MBA in International Finance and a score of certifications and licenses from his nearly 30 years in the technology industry. Charles delivered innovation and adoption discussions in his role as Chief Technologist of the Emerging System Integrators and advised Fortune 100 organizations on architectural direction. In his current role at a Fortune 500 company, he is working with the team to drive Unified Communications as a service using Cloud based technology for the carrier. Charles has supported multiple global clients in his various roles in Finance, Healthcare, Manufacturing, US Agencies, and International/Domestic carriers. Charles is often called upon to discuss network security, cloud security, SIP trunking, Metaswitch carrier grade voice architecture, and migration strategies for clients seeking digital modernization. One of his best strengths is working well with multiple levels of clients while strengthening long-term relationships.