Technical Team Leader
Charley Able comes to eWranglers with his wife Kaetlyn and his two sons - 4 year old Robert and 2 year old Louis.
Charley is a founding member of Reed's Ferry Research, a privately funded research group focused on developing autonomous vehicle technology. Reed's Ferry is developing an open source, Linux based core that can then be customized to operate with any type vehicle (boat, plane, submarine, car). He has also founded 2 startups, worked designing industrial equipment components, Biotech, IT, and Oil & Gas.
Charley has also been a part of several technology based startups, including Hammerhead Networks, which was acquired by Cisco Systems in June of 2002. His resume includes other companies such as Verisign, SecureWorks and Dell. Charley holds several patents from his work on the LabCD at Gamera Bioscience and has numerous certifications from his time as an IT consultant. Most recently Charley has completed the Kaseya Administrator certification. In addition to his networking and computer based skills, Able has also had experience as a design engineer. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he graduated in 1997.
Charley’s extensive experience has led eWranglers to quickly come to depend on Charley. He brings with him an ability to troubleshoot almost any system. His strong understanding of systems, both IT and business processes (aka people) allow for an effective completion of tasks big and small.
When asked what one of his favorite things is about our community he states, “The fact that going to the grocery store can feel epic with the mountains and the clouds and the beautiful sunsets.