Chief Strategy Officer AVG Technologies
Todd Simpson is AVG's Chief Strategy Officer responsible for aligning our strategy with market opportunities. Todd leads our corporate and business development, innovation groups, manages the Location Labs division, and is responsible for our technology roadmap and vision.
Prior to AVG, Todd was InterDigital's Executive Vice President of Innovation Partners where he led the diversification efforts for InterDigital's business. As Mozilla's Chief of Innovation, Todd was responsible for all the services and infrastructure behind Firefox and Firefox OS, as well as developing new features and technologies such as WebRTC and social integration. As Ditech Networks President and CEO, Todd managed the transition from a hardware-based company to a software company, ultimately resulting in the acquisition of Ditech by Nuance. Todd has also served as CEO of Jasomi Networks, and CTO of Zi Corporations.
Todd is the founder of several startups such as Call Genie, EZone Networks, and Worldplay Networks. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Calgary. During his career in Technology, Todd received 17 patents, and has 15 more pending.