Chuck Hodges is a co-founder and current CEO of Zebulon Solutions, an eight-year-old product development company specializing in transforming R&D projects into manufacturing-ready products. Under Chuck’s leadership, Zebulon Solutions has helped its global customers design and industrialize diverse products, ranging from clean-tech batteries to IoT electronics to wearable medical devices. He has also served in interim/fractional executive roles for a number of late-stage startups and is an occasional angel investor.
Prior to Zebulon Solutions, Chuck held various executive positions at Flextronics over a fifteen-year period. He started and built up Flextronics’ engineering services business unit, as well as managed various operations and global design teams.Chuck’s experience spans both successful startups like Palm and Therasense as well as global leaders like Ericsson and Avery Dennison. He has an MSEE from Stanford University, has lived and worked overseas, and has done business on six continents. In his free time, he is a well-published author of science fiction and fantasy short stories, including a few podcasts.
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