Todd Olson brings technology thought-leadership and a pioneering, entrepreneurial spirit to aligning Rally’s product strategy and execution efforts. Todd leads the evolution of Rally’s proven Agile ALM platform for enabling software and product-driven enterprises to deliver 50% faster to market. Todd joined Rally when it acquired his company, 6th Sense Analytics, where he served as Chief Technology Officer and led the fundraising of $7 million in seed capital. The acquisition boosted Rally’s capabilities for complete visibility and predictability across the Agile development lifecycle.
Prior to founding 6th Sense Analytics, Todd was Chief Scientist of the Together business unit at Borland Software after TogetherSoft was acquired in 2002. Prior to the acquisition, Todd was Vice President of Product Development at TogetherSoft, responsible for architecting and developing the award-winning Together design tool. Before joining TogetherSoft, Todd was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Cerebellum Software where he is the original inventor and creator of the Cerebellum data integration product. Todd began his career at MBNA as a database designer and software architect. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and is a graduate of its Entrepreneurial Management program. Todd manages Rally’s largest remote office in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he lives with his family.