Charles Rath

Member Since 2021

Charles Rath

President & CEO

Resilient Solutions 21

Albuquerque, New Mexico Area

Charles Rath is the President + CEO of RS21, an Inc. 500 fastest-growing company and Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators. Created with the desire to help businesses and communities prepare for a dynamic and changing world, RS21 harnesses the power of data to help people make better, faster, smarter decisions. Charles is a global thought leader in data science and artificial intelligence. Named an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Mountain Desert Region Award Winner and one of the Top U.S. Executives to watch in 2019, Charles brings a unique perspective on the future of technology, with a particular focus on doing good with data. Charles advises organizations to create digital, data-driven platforms that evoke childlike wonder and provoke faster, smarter, and more intuitive decisions. Under Charles’s leadership, RS21 has been recognized as a “Fastest Growing Company” by Inc. Magazine and Albuquerque Business First, and a “Best Place to Work” by Fast Company and Albuquerque Business First. Over five year’s time, Charles has positioned RS21 as an innovative data analytics company with nearly 60 employees, including scientists, analysts, policy experts, business development professionals, programmers, engineers, and designers. The team provides advanced analytics to support efforts in healthcare, community safety, infrastructure resilience, security and cybersecurity, and disaster preparedness. Prior to starting RS21, Charles led the Resilient Cities Program at Sandia National Laboratories. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from American University in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor’s from the University of Missouri.


  • Government
  • Policy
  • Homeland Security


July 22nd, 2021

16 ways businesses can "humanize" their brands (no matter what they sell)

Today’s consumers want to engage with the human beings behind a brand, not faceless corporations.

June 22nd, 2021

Ethical AI can change the world—if we act now

We are at a crossroads. We can be dissuaded by continued misuse of AI and data. Or we can choose to demand change.


Resilient Solutions 21

RS21 is a rapidly growing, global data science company that uses artificial intelligence, design, data engineering, and modern software development methods to empower organizations to make data-driven decisions that positively impact the world. Blending domain knowledge, advanced computational capabilities, and visualization expertise, we develop intuitive and interactive analytics products that provide actionable insights. We have deep experience working with federal government agencies, city and state governments, private and non-profit partners, National Laboratories, Fortune 100 companies, and healthcare providers and insurers addressing issues such as disaster response, infrastructure and supply chain resilience, community safety and population health.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Machine Learning