The biography of Todd Park is not as familiar to us as the person. Most of us know the name of Todd Park or even have seen pictures of this American techno giant; little in comparison is known about the life of Todd Park, his career, and social profile. What kind of a person is Todd? An outright manifestation of the information technology, is there any way to peep into Todd's personal life? A day after Todd Park's appointment as CTO of United States, Geek Fundas tried to find out some fundas (well, our word for information) about this guru of the geeks. Image courtesy: Twitter profile of Todd Park
Business Career of Todd Park: A profile that inspires awe
Working as the Chief Technology Officer is nothing new to Todd Park. He has under his belt the rich experience of serving his country as the CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for more or less three years. The man began to inspire awe right from his student life. Todd Park, a graduate of the Harvard University in Economics with A.B., graduated with a magna cum laude and a Phi Beta Kappa.
Apart from his position as the CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Todd Park is best remembered for serving as the Leading Management Consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton in New York, which really distinguished his career and prepared his way to become the new CTO of the United States. Before joining Booz-Allen, Todd Y. Park also worked as the Director of Development for Summerbridge Cambridge, an one of it's kind academic curriculum to work for the betterment of the underprivileged children. From January 1, 2008 to August 10, 2009, Mr. Park also officiated as the Director of Athenahealth Inc.
Todd Park at Booz-Allen: The merger of healthcare economics with IT and business
The specialization of Todd Parks' education at the Harvard University was healthcare economics. As a Management Consultant at Booz-Allen & Hamilton, he found out how to integrate it with IT and business. Healthcare was so far regarded a strict doctors only zone of research. Todd really brought in a change in perspectives, and opened up the thought waves on the evolving dynamics in healthcare. Under his able leadership, Booz-Allen soon specialized in the implementation of a large multimillionaire client network, design of unique healthcare products and services, and striking strategic liaisons among the leading healthcare organizations. Todd Park also worked voluntarily as a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. His contributions as an advisor to the international social welfare enterprise, Ashoka, to facilitate healthcare services and medicines in rural India.
Personal life and social profile of Todd Park
Despite holding offices as high and important as the CTO of the US Department of Health and Human Services, and now the Chief Technology Officer of the United States, Mr. Park has always been quite a sociable man. He has a regular habit of twitting, and you can catch him right there or follow his updates. The Twitter profile username of Todd Park, new US CTO, is todd_park. He is a family man too, and a proud father of two kids.
We are looking forward to see some great contributions from Mr. Park as America's new CTO!
Image courtesy: Twitter profile of Todd Park