Charlie Lougheed President & Chief Strategy Officer
Charlie Lougheed is co-founder, President, and Chief Strategy Officer of Explorys. He leads market research, advanced product design, marketing, pricing, and strategic development. Charlie has over 25 years of experience in technology leading both start-ups as well as large corporate divisions within ecommerce and technology companies. He co-founded Everstream with Stephen McHale in 1999 and served as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, leading product strategy, business development, and engineering initiatives. Charlie co-led two successful rounds of private equity financing, as well as the merger of Ad Acoustics in 2002. Following a $15 million public merger with the Concurrent Computer Corporation in 2005, he became President of Everstream.
Charlie also has extensive experience within the financial services industry, having led National City Corporation’s consumer online banking division, as well as a position at PNC Financial as Senior Vice President of the online channel for its affluent customer segment. He has also served as Vice President of Internet Systems at KeyBank where he led the development of Key.com, online banking, and online loan application systems. Before joining KeyBank, Charlie served as Lead Consultant with the Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group.
Charlie is also an active leader in his community serving as Chairman of the Galen Foundation and Advisory Board Member to Genesis Inventions. Charlie has a BA degree from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.