Charles is the Chief Marketing Advisor at Graphus. He has more than 20  years of experience driving growth for innovative software, SaaS, and cybersecurity companies.  Most recently, he served as Chief Marketing Officer at Virtru, a leader in encryption and data protection.  In this role, he helped drive growth from zero to 8 figures of annual recurring revenue and more than 8,000 corporate customers in just three years. The Washington Business Journal named Mr. Gold its 2017 CMO of the Year for his contributions to the company’s growth. Prior to Virtru, he led marketing efforts at Sonatype, Progress Software, and Red Hat. Charles is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Wake Forest University School of Business.