C. Todd Lombardo

Having a love of design, C. Todd Lombardo is a scientist and engineer gone marketer and business strategist. In 1999 he was co-creating community websites such as hiphoplindy.com and swingmonkey.com well before the term “social network” was coined. He crossed over into marketing via product management opening in 2002 and he has since continued to build upon his experience. A self-starter, he promoted Boston’s first ProductCamp, an “unconference” which hosted over 100 of product management, marketing and design professionals from the US and Canada for a day of interaction. Driven for a personal and professional challenge, he moved to Madrid in 2009 to pursue an MBA from IE Business School (IE), one of the world’s top-ranked programs. While at IE he was selected for an elite joint-venture with University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. He made such an impact that the IE administration asked him to help mentor the teams in years to come. Additionally, IE asked him to join their adjunct faculty, where he currently teaches two elective classes: Presentation Design and Business Model Innovation. In his spare time, he has curated two TEDxMadrid events is now onto TEDxSomerville, races his bicycle and enjoys cooking gourmet dinners for his friends and family.