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Charles Ledogar

Director, Software Engineering

Charles is passionate about building software development teams and cutting-edge data systems to solve challenging problems.


Charles leads a team of developers building software systems and scalable data processing pipelines to help advance Calico‚Äôs fundamental mission. The team’s focus is on working with high-throughput data for genomics, mass spectrometry, biochemistry, and MRI imaging in close collaboration with Calico’s data scientists, automation engineers and bench scientists.

Charles has extensive experience creating business-critical software and data systems in industries ranging from biotech to film production. Charles’ engineering background is in distributed systems and performance optimization.

  • MSE in Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
  • BSE in Systems Engineering and Telecommunications, University of Pennsylvania