Chuck Cavaness, Vice President of Engineering at Force 5, ensures compliance with NERC-CIP standards and a best-in-class technology stack to enforce power utility physical-entry enforcement.

Chuck Cavaness

Vice President of Engineering

Chuck Cavaness, Vice President of Engineering, leads our technology strategy and product roadmaps to ensure compliance with NERC-CIP standards, consistency in user experience, and a best-in-class technology stack that leads the industry in physical-entry enforcement.

A hands-on IT leader, architect, technology officer, and developer, Chuck has a 25-year history of success in designing, developing, and leading enterprise-scale solutions for banking, healthcare, manufacturing, construction, B2B, and retail. An expert in microservices and in SaaS and PaaS platforms in the cloud (AWS and Azure), he has 15 years of frontend UI design, including mobile platforms.

Recognized as an SME, Chuck has written many books focused primarily on open-source technologies and is a frequent contributor to technology magazines as well as a lecturer.

A Georgia Tech graduate and military veteran, Chuck has taken part in building and selling multiple startups and has been CTO/Chief Architect for organizations of all sizes.