Charles Shannon, VP of Corporate Development for Equus Holdings. For the last 18 years, Charles has funded, purchased and sold technology companies inside leading investment banks, venture capital funds and private equity. Currently, Charles runs corporate development for a private equity holding company where he evaluates 3-4 new investment opportunities per week. In 2017, Charles reviewed over 150 business plans and only made one investment and one purchase. Charles enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters and is an avid golfer. Charles served as a judge for the inaugural FAST-TRACK Challenge in 2017. We welcome Charles back to the panel!