Todd is the Executive Director of The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts. He also manages the career of Anne Willan, a James Beard award-winning cookbook author and founder of the renowned La Varenne Cooking School. Anne, his mother-in- law, introduced him to her mentor, Julia Child. Todd was a frequent visitor to Julia’s Santa Barbara home and has fond memories of discussing movies with Julia. Formerly an account director for various WPP Group agencies, Todd was also previously a Hollywood literary agent; he helped discover writer-director Christopher Nolan, and sold Nolan’s film Memento.