Chamberlain employees are proven entrepreneurs and business
strategists, capable of providing leadership and focus
to a new business.
Todd C. Peterson
A founder and Managing Director of Foster Chamberlain, Todd is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Quench, a bottle-less water cooler company. At Quench, Todd focuses predominantly on the growth of new customers through sales, marketing, business development and acquisitions. Todd is also an Operating Partner at Element Partners, a $750M "cleantech" private equity firm and investor in Quench.
During his tenure with Foster Chamberlain, Todd worked with a Fortune 500 automotive company to commercialize a microwave plasma technology with applications in industrial heating, advanced/nano-material production, fuel cells and exhaust treatment. Todd worked previously with the same company to commercialize hybrid-engine technology. Previously, Todd served as interim Chief Financial Officer of a venture formed by The Boeing Company to commercialize networking technology developed by the company's Military Aircraft and Missile Systems Division in conjunction with NASA.
Prior to founding Foster Chamberlain, Todd worked as a strategy consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton in New York. He also held various finance and business development positions in the energy industry in both the U.S. and Europe.
Todd holds an MBA from The Wharton School, where he was awarded a fellowship from the Ford Foundation. He also holds a BS in economics from The Wharton School. Todd is a frequent lecturer at Wharton and has been a featured speaker at various recent industry conferences, including the national meetings of the Commercial Development and Marketing Association and the Product Development and Management Association.