Charles Barakat is Director of Quality, EH&S, Facilities and Security, and manages multiple Stellant sites. He provides leadership, sets goals, monitor work, and evaluates results to ensure that departmental and organizational objectives and operating requirements are met and are in line with the needs and mission of the organization. Mr. Barakat is responsible for supporting the CEO and other Executive Leadership Team members in all aspects of strategic and operational planning guidance, and by ensuring that required infrastructure and support are in place. Charles provides overall direction and guidance to the Quality organization activities, with the objective of maximizing growth and profitability as well as day-to-day leadership and management to all company quality, EH&S, facilities and security functions.
Mr. Barakat has over 35 years experience in managing corporate business and integrated technologies to support operational, and Quality organizational requirements. Recognized for unique disciplined business skills in both military, and commercial industry practices. Mr. Barakat also held the position of VP of Quality Assurance at Ortel \ Agere \ Lucent technologies West coast Division. During this period, he was responsible for managing and establishing a Product Development framework to rapidly introduce design to production and deployment to meet market demand, cost, technology, Quality and reliability.
Before joining Lucent , Mr. Barakat was the Associate Division Head of Quality, Reliability & Manufacturing at the Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake where he held several position with the DOD since he was hired in 1989 as a civil service. He managed the Product Assurance Division in support for various military systems.
His specialties are education and associations. Mr. Barakat holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics from Pennsylvania State University (1985). Navy / DOD (1997), he is Certified level III System Planning, Research Development and Engineering.