Bruderbakker Industries. He was one of the richest men in the New Earth Republic. Charles' daughter Joan claimed that he had designed the very first mobile phone.
When his wife Joan, who was brainwashed by the Autons, tried to get Charles to sign over control of his company to Walter J. Matheson, he refused. She then killed him and his signature on the transferral documents was faked. (PROSE: Synthespians™)