Thomas (Todd) J. McCarthy III was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and brought up in Brazil, Spain and the United States.
Todd has over 20 years of experience as a senior executive in Sales, Marketing and General Management within various high-technology companies. Most recently he was a Partner with Heidrick & Struggles and a member of the Global Technology Practice. While there, Todd successfully completed searches for CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CIOs and heads of Sales, Marketing and Business Development. In his first year with the firm he received the Global Technology Practice “Rookie of the Year” Award.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Todd was with the venture capital firm of TechInspirations, where he helped portfolio companies with the development and execution of ‘go-2-market’ strategies.
Previously he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Restrac, Inc., now Webhire, and the leading provider of human resource staffing solutions. As one of the key officers at Restrac, he was responsible for all sales revenue, which nearly tripled in 2 years, enabling Restrac to complete a successful IPO in 1996.
Additionally, Todd was the Vice President of Sales at Saratoga Systems, a leading provider of CRM solutions. He began his software career with MSA and Software 2000. Prior to his professional business career, he served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps.
Todd earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Merrimack College. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Northeastern University with a specialization in high-tech. He has taught the New Venture Creation course as an Adjunct Professor, to MBA students at Northeastern University’s business school.
Todd is on the Board of Northeastern University’s Venture Accelerator (IDEA) He is one of the founders of New England Technology Sales, Marketing and Business Development Executives Association and is a member of the board and Treasurer. Todd also has been actively involved for years with the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.
Radio Entrepreneurs Interview
February 16th 2015