Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Tod Loofbourrow is CEO of digital video advertising powerhouse ViralGains. He serves as Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Digital Business at MIT's Sloan School of Management, and on the board of Jobs for the Future, ViralGains, and Mobee. He has served as President of iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT) from 2009-2011, where he helped grow market capitalization from $300M to over $800M. He founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Authoria (now called Peoplefluent), a $120M/year software-as-a-service provider of recruiting, performance management, compensation, and talent management software. He served as CEO of management and technology consulting firm Foundation Technologies.
In 2009, Loofbourrow collaborated with David Cutler, David Blumenthal, and others in developing a $19 billion part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act providing doctors and hospitals with incentives to deploy and meaningfully use electronic medical records to collaborate across the medical system, and to better aggregate data on what works and what doesn't for improving patients' outcomes.
Mr. Loofbourrow was educated at Harvard and Oxford universities. He taught graduate courses on Internet commerce and artificial intelligence at Harvard University for seven years and has lectured at Stanford, MIT, Harvard Business School, Yale, Babson College, and many others. He is the author or contributor to seven books, the first of which was a 20,000-copy trade bestseller on computer science and robotics, written at the age of 16, and the most recent of which was a 2014 New York Times Bestseller. His passions are disruptive innovation, building great, large and successful organizations, and mentoring entrepreneurs.