Charles Holmes, Managing Principal Consultant

Charles Holmes has spent nearly the last decade working on sensitive projects for various intelligence community and military organizations. He specializes in mobile security, malware and rootkit development, and software engineering. Charles currently holds a TS/SCI clearance. 


Prior to joining Atredis Partners, Charles was a Senior Research Lead with The MITRE Corporation.  In that role, Charles led research into a variety of mobile platforms including Apple, Android, Telematics, and Blackberry. He worked directly with sponsors to field products and performed integration activities with other agencies. Charles’ primary efforts were in the reverse engineering of the Apple iPhone bootrom, bootloaders, kernel, and applications.  

Key Accomplishments

Before shifting focus to mobile security, Charles worked on a variety of projects for the Department of Defense. These projects include the next generation software for the dismounted soldier, tactical radio networking, RFID card readers, nuclear threat modeling, and a mission system that has supported over one million UAV flight hours.

Charles holds Masters and Bachelors degrees in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and has been a frequent presenter at national and international security industry conferences.