Charles joined Alector in January 2019 to lead our IT and Digital Health initiatives. He joined Alector from Myokardia, where he held various roles of increasing responsibility between September 2014 and January 2019, including most recently as the VP, Digital Health and Business Operations. Prior to MyoKardia, Charles held various roles at Onyx Pharmaceuticals from 2011 to 2014 including most recently as the Director, Global IT Infrastructure and Operations. Earlier in his career, Charles worked at Sunesis Pharmaceuticals in leadership roles in IT and Site Operations. Charles holds a B.A. in Political Science at the University of California, San Diego and completed his J.D. at California Western School of Law.