Charles is an authority in digital television product development, management and marketing, with fifteen years of experience in bringing entertainment content discovery and video delivery solutions to service providers and CE manufacturers. A speaker at many industry events and conferences, Charles’ areas of expertise include guidance technologies, VOD, metadata, search and recommendations and personalisation. At Rovi, Charles manages their international marketing across the EMEA and Australia, New Zealand regions. In an increasingly fragmented content industry, Charles is committed to supporting customer aims to provide innovative services that improve user experience and help service providers stay ahead of the competition. Charles began his career at Cable and Wireless, where he was responsible for electronic programme guide development. Prior to Rovi, Charles held the position of product management director at UPC/Chellomedia, where he oversaw UPC’s digital television product development across their European footprint.