Charles Shannon is the VP of Corporate Development for Equus Holdings. For the last 19 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. On an annual basis, Charles reviews over 150 business plans selecting projects for investment and 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 and again in 2018. We welcome Charles back to the panel!