Charles has over 40 years of business experience including President and Founder of DNS Enterprise, a world leader in Internet Forensics, sold to Solarwinds (NYSE: SWI) in 2011. Prior to that he spent eight years with Cambridge Technology Group where he was Chief Financial Officer. In this capacity he managed all financial aspects of the firm’s Executive Education business as well as the early-stage financial operations of a number of companies incubated by the Group. These included Cambridge Technology Partners, Open Environment Corporation, Primix (formerly OneWave) and C-bridge Internet Solutions, Inc. As a member of RAS Management Advisors, Stefanidakis also consulted in a number of financial and strategic engagements including a contract software services firm, a wireless telecom infrastructure company, an athletic apparel manufacturer, and an Internet start-up.
Stefanidakis started his career in finance at the Boston office of Price Waterhouse where he gained experience in a number of service, manufacturing and distribution industries and also earned his certification as a CPA in Massachusetts. Stefanidakis has also served as Chief Financial Officer of Cooley Inc. of Pawtucket, RI, a $75 million manufacturer, as well as Chief Financial Officer of TI Raleigh (USA) Inc., an international manufacturer of bicycles and accessories.
Stefanidakis holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting and an MBA from Northeastern University. Recently, he has served as Interim CEO/COO for the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce and has been a volunteer Mentor in the Northeastern Mass Chapter of SCORE since 2015.