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James Todhunter, a seasoned innovator and inventor, works on the front line of innovation and has over 30 years of experience in strategic innovation, software technology, and general management.

Most recently, James was Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Invention Machine Corporation. There, he was responsible for the company's strategic technology direction and oversaw research & development and professional services operations. James led the innovation efforts to create Invention Machine Corporation's flagship product, Goldfire Innovator, the leading software platform for sustainable innovation. These efforts led to the successful sale of Invention Machine in 2012.

Prior to Invention Machine, James led several organizations to successful exits through innovative strategy and crisp execution. James now helps other organizations understand how to strengthen their capabilities through innovation best practices.


When not thinking about innovation, Jim enjoys chess, dogs, cooking, gardening, woodworking, and tennis.