Charles Walton

SVP and General Manager, Identity at Avast

Charles Walton joined Avast in June 2021 to lead the new Digital Trust Services business. His remit is to define Avast’s business strategy, product roadmap, and go-to-market with a focus on innovation that includes a technology and operational partnership model.  This new business will deliver value to users and digital business through a digital smart agent end point capability – delivering better digital experience for people and better digital engagement for businesses.
Prior to joining Avast, Mr. Walton was Senior Vice President, Digital Identity Products and responsible for the creation and rollout of a major new global business within Mastercard focused upon digital identity services, known as the ID Service.

Mr. Walton was additionally a co-founder and on the steering board of both the Trust over IP Foundation and the Good Health Pass Collaborative.   He has been part of the security technology community throughout his career with application into both the bank card and government domains.