Todd Harple, PhD transforms insight into action. An innovation catalyst, strategist and cross-functional team leader, he develops new technologies, services and concepts from insight into market leading ideas, intellectual property and products. From high tech to sports, fashion, healthcare, and community development, Todd is a proven resourceful thinker and empathic, flexible problem solver with an eye toward business outcomes. With a reputation for results, Todd advises senior leaders in established organizations as well as startups on research and innovation initiatives.
A natural teacher and mentor, for over twenty years Todd has led product and research development efforts at the cutting edge interface between people, technology and business, leading the establishment of services and experiences that shape how we use technology today. From IP content on the TV (his research enabled Intel’s first System-on-Chip design win in a Set Top Box in 2007) to the advent of smart phones, and wearables to today’s data economy, augmented reality and AI – his work has been both global and prescient across technology, fashion, fitness, sports, and retail and demonstrated at global events including the Olympic Games, New York Fashion week and the Consumer Electronics Show.
Todd’s work has appeared in leading business, technology, and design media including BBC, VentureBeat, Mashable, Business of Fashion, Engadget, Digital Trends and Refinery 29. He has given talks, presentations, keynotes, and webinars at fashion, technology, design, and sporting industry events around the globe including in London, New York City, Paris, Stockholm, Milan, Lausanne, Los Angeles, Las Vegas.