Corporate Vice President and Head of Innovation, Adhesives Technologies, Henkel AG & Co KGaA

Michael Todd is the Corporate Vice President and Head of Innovation in the Henkel Adhesives group, where he leads the global R&D, innovation management, new business development and venturing teams. Michael has worked for Henkel since 1998 in various innovation and technology development roles, with experience in the automotive, electronics and industrial market segments. Prior to working at Henkel, Michael held positions at Ford Motor Company and helped establish a successful start-up venture in the field of printed electronics. Michael has a PhD in Materials Engineering from the University of California and holds over 40 US patents in the fields of polymer materials and electronics packaging.