Charles Renert is vice president of cybersecurity and chief security strategist at ViaSat. He joined ViaSat in 2015, and is responsible for leading key cybersecurity initiatives across ViaSat’s commercial and government programs. Specifically he is focused on bringing scalable cybersecurity modernization techniques, services and products to ViaSat’s broadband internet service, mobility platforms and government networks.
Renert brings extensive cybersecurity research and development experience to ViaSat. Prior to joining the company, he was vice president of research and technology at Forcepoint. He also co-founded and was director of research at Determina, as well as director of research at Symantec. Renert serves on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Leadership Council, is a member of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, and a cybersecurity mentor at EvoNexus.