Charles is the Chief Crypto Officer of GIFTO, one of the most successful application tokens in the world, and the fastest sold-out Token Generation Event in Asia. He previously worked at top tier investment banks in various roles in Washington DC, Boston, Paris, New York and Hong Kong. He co-authored the first AML/KYC policy and procedures at Societe Generale and subsequently initiated and participated in selection of blockchain technologies to implement such procedures as the requirements evolved.
Throughout his banking career, Charles has developed in-depth knowledge of the global banking systems, negotiated and concluded derivatives trading relationships with over 500 counterparts, ranging from regional banks to global hedge funds. He cultivated relationships with financial institutional clients that over the course of a decade generated hundreds of billions USD in transaction notional, with products ranging from simple payment mechanisms to sophisticated financial derivatives such as correlation/variance swaps and swaptions.
Charles believes that blockchain technology’s main feature is to enable transactions that minimize transaction costs and government taxes, which will then enable efficient capital market frontier and minimize wars, economic disparities and physical borders. Charles holds an MBA degree from HEC Paris and earned his BS degree from Georgetown University. He is also a Certified Alternative Investment Analyst.