Charles Renert

Vice President of Cybersecurity

Speaker: Powering (and Securing) Global Financial and Retail Transactions via Satellite

Charles Renert is vice president of Cybersecurity and chief security strategist at Viasat.

He joined Viasat in 2015, and is responsible for leading key cybersecurity initiatives across Viasat’s commercial and government programs. Specifically he is focused on bringing scalable cybersecurity modernization techniques, services and products to Viasat’s broadband internet service, mobility platforms and government networks.

Charles brings extensive cybersecurity research and development experience to Viasat. Prior to joining the Company, he was vice president of research and technology at Forcepoint. He also co-founded and was director of research at Determina and director of research at Symantec.

Charles serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Leadership Council, is a member of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and a cybersecurity mentor at EvoNexus.

Charles earned a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a master’s degree in computer science at the University of California, San Diego.