Peter Todd is a professor at HEC Paris and currently serves as the director general/dean of the school. He is an expert in the organization, management, and use of information technology to deliver business value. Todd has over 40 published works on information technology and innovation management that have received more than 25,000 citations. He has taught and led degree programs, executive education, and applied research programs in management, innovation, and information technology for over 30 years. He also has over 20 years of increasingly senior leadership experience as a dean, associate dean, program, and center director at prominent Canadian and U.S. universities.
Prior to joining HEC Paris, Todd served as dean of McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management from 2005 to 2014. Before that, Todd was the Chesapeake and Potomac Professor of Commerce at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce, where he also served as associate dean for graduate programs. Prior to that, he was professor and associate dean at the University of Houston Bauer College of Business. At the University of Houston, Todd also led the Information Systems Research Centre, delivering applied research and executive education programs. Todd was also a professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, where he served as director of the research and PhD programs in the Queen’s School of Business.
Peter Todd holds a bachelor degree in commerce from McGill University and a PhD in business administration from the University of British Columbia.