Charles Giles

Professor of Practice
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4106
Professor of Practice
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4106

Biography

Charles (Bret) Giles is a professor of practice focused in digital, data-driven and social media marketing. He currently teaches Creating Digital Experiences (MKT440), Data-Driven Marketing and Innovations in Marketing at the undergraduate level. He joined the W. P. Carey School of Business in 2010. 

In addition to teaching, Mr. Giles is the co-founder of Audacious Studios, a marketing incubator with four specialized agencies focused in performance marketing, digital product design and development, customer experience and influencer marketing. His career spans over 30 years both in B2B and B2C sectors and working with both agencies and brands.

Mr. Giles has been recognized as the 2010 Arizona Small Businessperson of the Year by the United States Small Business Administration.

 

Education

B. S. Marketing, Arizona State University

Courses

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Creating Digital Experiences
MKT 494Special Topics
MKT 591Seminar
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Creating Digital Experiences
MKT 494Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Creating Digital Experiences
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics
MKT 591Seminar
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Creating Digital Experiences
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Creating Digital Experiences
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics
MKT 591Seminar
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Creating Digital Experiences
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Creating Digital Experiences
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics
MKT 591Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Digital Marketing in Practice
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Digital Marketing in Practice
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics
MKT 591Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MKT 440Digital Marketing in Practice
MKT 450Social Media and Content Mkt
MKT 494Special Topics

Honors/Awards

 

US Small Business Administration (SBA) Arizona Small Businessperson of the Year (2010)

Small Business Development Center SUCCESS Master Award winner (2009

Arizona Companies to Watch Community Compassion Award (2006)

Fortune Small Business Best Bosses Award (2005)

Inaugural Monster Entrepreneur ASU Alumni Award at the annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards (2005)

Phoenix Business Journal Excellence in Corporate Volunteerism Award (2005)

Fortune Small Business Best Bosses Finalist (2004 & 2005)

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year (2004)

Phoenix Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award (2002)

 

Businesses featured in:

Inc. Magazine 500/5000

ADWEEK Fastest Growing Agency / Southwest (2019)

Professional Associations

Member, Arizona State University Alumni Association Board of Directors
Member, Intermountain Centers Board of Directors (Tucson, AZ)
Member, Agency Management Institute

Work History

Professor of Practice, Arizona State University, 2010-present
Co-Founder, Quilted, 2019-present   (www.quilted.io)
Co-Founder, Intercept CX, 2019-present    (www.intercept.cx)
Co-Founder, Sitewire, 1999-2019   (www.sitewire.com) 
Co-Founder, August United, 2014-present   (www.augustunited.com) 
Co-Founder, Tailwind, 2015-present   (www.findyourtailwind.com)
Co-Founder, Cast & Hue, 2015-present   (www.castandhue.com)
Co-Founder, Big Bounce

Board

Arizona State University Alumni Association, Board of Directors (Tempe, AZ)

Intermountain Centers for Human Development, Board of Directors (Tucson, AZ)

Industry Positions

Professor of Practice, Arizona State University, 2010-present
Co-Founder, Quilted, 2019-present   (www.quilted.io)
Co-Founder, Intercept CX, 2019-present    (www.intercept.cx)
Co-Founder, Sitewire, 1999-2019   (www.sitewire.com) 
Co-Founder, August United, 2014-present   (www.augustunited.com) 
Co-Founder, Tailwind, 2015-present   (www.findyourtailwind.com)
Co-Founder, Cast & Hue, 2015-present   (www.castandhue.com)
Co-Founder, Big Bounce
ShopTab, Co-Founder
MicroAge, Director of National Marketing
SkyMall, Director of Marketing