Todd brings over 25 years of experience in the aerospace/defense and medical device industries with an entrepreneurial focus, having co-founded an advanced technology medical company. Over 12 of those years have been in executive management with the last four as President & COO of the firm he co-founded.
As an executive manager, Todd has experience directing all aspects of business operations including oversight of engineering, manufacturing, materials management, quality operations, business management, and business development including investor relations. Todd has an extensive background with strategic business planning including: comprehensive analysis of new business opportunities consistent with core company skills; formulating market strategies and creation of product roadmaps. The latter includes a strong understanding of IP protection strategy along with his status as a co-inventor on six patents.
Across both defense and medical, Todd brings extensive knowledge of product and program management, customer and business development, proposal development (having secured over $50M in US Army and DARPA R&D contracts), regulatory requirements (FDA, CE, MIL-STD), and tactical operational planning.
Todd has a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan.