Charles holds a B.S in Information Sciences and Technology from Pennsylvania
State University, where he specialized in Information Assurance and Security.
He has 13 years of experience and is currently the Engineering Manager,
Corporate Information Security for Netflix. Prior to Netflix, he was a Director
of Security for Stich Fix and before Stitch Fix, he was the Security
Engineering Manager for Twilio, where he created and developed their security
monitoring capability, operationalized the vuln management program and led a
sound security IR and management program. Prior to Twilio, he grew to be an
information Security Manager for Security Monitoring and Incident Response at
LinkedIn after playing an instrumental role in the Federal sector with the
deployment of the HBSS program for the U.S. Department of Defense. Before
moving into Leadership as a Hiring Manager, Charles was a Principal
Professional Services Consultant for McAfee and a Computer Scientist for DISA.
Mr. Nwatu believes that diverse talent working in a diverse environment allows
for great opportunities and discoveries to take place, so he is very active in
the community as a member of /dev/color. He was a Co-Technical Lead for Black
Girls CODE and a Fellows Program Council Co-Chair for CODE2040. He has also
volunteered with the National Society of Black Engineers and is a current ally
of Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu.