Charlie Templeton has over 30 years experience managing information technology (IT) systems, evaluating new technologies and working in the area of computer operations, telecommunications, information management and information operations. His experience in the information technology business covers both the civilian as well as the military sectors. He is well versed in both the technical aspects of the defense industry as well as the management of technical resources in the defense contractor and military communities.
Charlie’s expertise in the civilian defense industry has been marked by positions as Technical Director, Program Manager, Director of Operations, Vice President of Business Services and Senior Vice President and General Manager for Secure Mission Solutions, a Parsons Company. At present he is the President of Temple Cyber Solutions which provides cyber security services and programmatic consulting services to the defense industry. He was one of the founding members of the Charleston Defense Contractors Association and has been active for the past twelve years. He has aided the growth of the organization as membership chairman for the association.
Charlie also has a broad background in the military where he served in the communications, computer and information management areas for 26 years. He directed the day to day operations of networked computer systems for Air Force wide use and implementation of hardware, software and support services. He is well versed in both the technical aspects of the defense industry as well as the management of technical resources in the defense contractor and military communities.