Todd founded Zurado and is responsible for the overall technical direction of the company as well as its consulting services. He has over 30 years of experience designing and developing orchestration, monitoring, and control systems for the data networking, consumer electronics, and building automation industries.
He started his career in R&D at Bell Labs in New Jersey, where he designed user interfaces and decision-support systems used in AT&T's regional operating companies. He also led pioneering work that applied AI and machine learning technologies to network management.
After leaving the Labs, Todd held key software architect and senior management positions at Nortel Networks, LuxN, and Oracle. Todd has managed all facets of product development and has run multiple globally distributed engineering organizations.
Though an avid software technologist, Todd is still a psychologist at heart and he remains preoccupied by what makes users tick, and how best to create products and services that meet their exact needs.
Todd holds a BS in psychology from the University of California, Davis, and a PhD in cognitive psychology from Rice University. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.