Charles Southwood

Charles Southwood is Regional VP for Denodo Technologies, responsible for the company’s business revenues in Northern Europe and South Africa. Born and raised in Ascot, Berkshire with a degree in engineering, from Imperial College, London, Charles has over 20 years in technology sales and sales leadership where he has been involved in both start-up ventures, and the expansion of existing businesses. He has a strong background in data integration, big data, IT infrastructure/IT operations and Business Analytics previously gained with Splunk, Oracle, BEA systems and BMC software. Charles is passionate about working in fast moving and innovative markets to support customer success and in aligning IT solutions to meet the changing needs of business. Beyond work, Charles has a wife and two daughters and lives in Beaconsfield, near London. His hobbies include flying (he has a private pilot’s licence), yacht sailing and road cycling. He has also climbed and trekked the mountains of the Andes, the Alps, the Himalayas and Kilimanjaro.

The Pandemic, Cloud Adoption, and the Future

Reading Time: 3 minutes The pandemic caused considerable disruption, but as a result, it also accelerated cloud adoption. As we moved towards remote working and switched to online customer interactions, it became clear that the cloud was more than just a “nice to have,”…


GDPR in the Coronavirus Age

Reading Time: 2 minutes With COVID-19, it might be easy to miss the second anniversary of the GDPR on Monday 25 May. But GDPR is still highly relevant, especially here in the UK, as it relates to the use of mobile apps to support…