Veteran CTO/CSO with more than 20 years of demonstrated history of working in diverse industries and platforms in both domestic and international marketplaces. Strong multi-disciplinary information technology professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Electronics and Communications Engineering.
Accomplished provider of solid stakeholder support via highly technical decisions while maintaining productive communication channels with in-house and offshore cross-functional teams. Detail-oriented self-starter with demonstrated success in initiating, tracking, reporting and closing projects. Have a proven track record hiring, building and mentoring technical teams.
Specialties: systems architecture, database warehousing, data science, web based solutions, desktop applications, mobile web and embedded systems, research & development, rapid prototyping, innovation, product development, DevOps, etc.
Other interests: cooking, photography, audiophile gear, fly fishing, beer, cocktails.
Todd has spent 30 years building, transforming, buying and selling dozens of businesses. His entrepreneurial journey includes technology, farming, beer/wine/spirits and real estate. His companies include Liquidus, Goose Island Beer Co, Beer Across America and Harvest Moon to name a few. His expertise in strategy, sales and marketing, technology systems and trends and customer acquisition directly informs his position as Director in his role at Aqueous DT.
Specialties: recruit, build and develop top tier talent, create and foster meaningful corporate culture, maintain financing relationships, cultivate private and public funding opportunities, communicate clear vision to company's stakeholders, and a fortified sales and Biz Dev ninja.
Todd is deeply connected in the Chicago community and can be seen at speaking engagements and digital Podcasts. He is a graduate of University of Kansas, is active on multiple boards, and lives in Glenview with his blended family.
Other interests: Chicago Cubs junkie, adventure travel, cooking, short story writer.