Charles Imohiosen is an entrepreneurial executive with an extensive multidisciplinary strategy and operations background that bridges the private and public sectors. Charles’ public sector career has spanned federal, state and local, government, including serving as Chief Operating Officer for New York’s leading economic development agency, Empire State Development, and serving in policy-making roles for the White House and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. He is currently Senior Vice President for Communications & External Affairs at the New York Power Authority. In the private sector, Charles is a co-founder of a social impact-focused real estate development company, was the functional Chief Operating Office for a technology-driven practice group at a large AmLaw 100 global law firm, was an attorney at another AmLaw 100 law firm, and led global customer engagement for a large privately-held enterprise software company, where he helped businesses, hospitals, and government agencies navigate digital transformation.
Charles has a deep and abiding commitment to social impact and innovation. He has been a community leader, served on various non-profit boards of directors, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Andrew Goodman Foundation, which promotes civic engagement on college campuses across the country. He also advises early-stage companies and is a member of the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York.
Charles earned a B.A. with Honors in Philosophy and Physics from Williams College, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and served as a law clerk to Judge Colleen McMahon in the Southern District of New York. He lives in New York City with his wife, two daughters, and dog.