Bill Charles

Bill joined Emerald in August 2013 and serves as Emerald’s Chief Information Officer, leading all aspects of the company’s IT infrastructure and systems. Bill has over 25 years’ experience in technology roles and has implemented multiple complex IT software and infrastructure projects. 

Prior to joining Emerald, Bill spent nine years as the Senior Executive in IT for Pacific Sunwear (PacSun).  Prior to Pacific Sunwear, Bill held a number of technology and product manager roles.

Bill has an undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut and an MBA in Finance from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. 

Bill resides in Laguna Niguel, CA with his wife and three daughters. His interests include paddle boarding, skiing, hiking and everything outdoors.