Charles Adams is the Chief Operations Officer for Poseidon. Charles has over 20 years’ experience in a variety of fields ranging from Information Technology Program/Project Management and intelligence. He has performed these functions on active duty, reserve and as a contractor. He has served as an active duty Surface Warfare Officer, Naval Intelligence officer and reserve Naval Intelligence Officer with a current rank of Commander (0-5). In his military role, he has completed several OCONUS deployments and has been assigned to EUCOM, CENTCOM, and SOUTHCOM and deployed to support sensitive activities in Afghanistan, Germany and Guantanamo Bay. Charles holds a current and active Top Secret/SCI clearance.
In his civilian capacity, he has directly supported SPAWAR Charleston for Systems Engineering and Architectures, SOCOM data center strategy assessment, SOCOM Data Center Enterprise Architect and a SOCOM SOFCIDS Department of Defense Architecture Framework Enterprise Architect for the Chief Information Officer.
Charles experience in information technology and operations includes Enterprise Architecture, Operations, Configuration Change Management, Cyber Security Management and threat assessment, Requirements Development, Solutions Architecture and implementation, program and project management, Compliance, Search Engine Optimization, Business Development, Competitive Intelligence and open marker surveillance.
Charles holds Master’s Degree from Norwich University, A Master’s Degree from Air Force Command and Staff College, A Bachelors from Norwich University – The Military College of Vermont and an associate’s degree from defense language institute Monterey.
Charles has earned awards and honors including induction Army Commendation Medal (downgraded from Bronze Star), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Afghanistan Campaign, and numerous campaign ribbon and medals.