Chief Product Officer
Charles Crouchman joined Turbonomic, the leader in Application Resource Management, in January 2014 and currently serves as the company’s Chief Product Office In this role, Charles is responsible for driving product strategy, product management, customer support and engineering in addition to supporting strategic sales and business development.
Charles has helped drive the evolution of infrastructure automation from basic job scheduling to complex orchestration and now to analytics driven automation. He believes that the use of advanced analytics to solve complex and important problems in infrastructure represents the future of automation and that the most complex and important problem to solve right now is providing true resource elasticity across both private data centers and public clouds.
Charles has over 25 years of leadership experience in product management, engineering and product delivery, software development, consulting and education. Before Turbonomic, he held senior executive positions at technology startups, including Cirba (now Densify), Mformation Technologies, Opalis Software (acquired by Microsoft and now a key technology in its data center platform), and Cybermation (acquired by CA) where he was SVP of Development and responsible for CA’s workload automation portfolio, representing more than $200M in annual revenue and used by more than 80% of the Fortune 500.
Charles holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada.