Todd Achilles is the President & CEO of Edge Spectrum, Inc. Todd has spent his career in product, engineering, marketing and sales roles within the tech and telecom sectors. Previously, Todd was VP/GM for Consumer Mobility at Hewlett-Packard where he led the worldwide business unit as well as HP’s global connectivity initiatives. At HTC, Todd was employee #2 and led the Americas region where he grew the smartphone leader to over a billion dollars in revenue. At T-Mobile, Todd led the product management team and was responsible for a $2B devices portfolio and 16M mobile devices per year. Todd also serves as a principal at Xanthus Energy Partners, which applies next generation connectivity to make energy demand more responsive.
A former U.S. Army tank officer, Todd holds two U.S. patents and is an American Marshall Memorial Fellow. He is board vice chair of City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley, an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people for a year of public service in under-resourced schools. Todd received his BA from Claremont McKenna College, his MBA and MAIS from the University of Washington, and MPA from the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley where he also serves as a lecturer. Todd lives in Ketchum, Idaho with is wife and two kids.