Todd Abraham is vice president, global research and technology strategy at Kraft Foods Inc. and coordinates the growth initiatives
and open innovation across Kraft. He was previously vice president research and development in the Biscuit and Snacks
Division, Kraft Foods, North America. Prior to that he was senior vice president, product development, Nabisco Foods Company.
Before joining Nabisco in March, 2000, he was with The Pillsbury Company and held the position of vice president, research
and development, international, as well as numerous product development and marketing positions from 1985 to 2000.
He began his career at Procter & Gamble, working there from 1981 to 1985. Abraham received his BS in chemistry from Brown
University in 1976, his PhD in chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania in 1981, and his MBA from The Wharton School in
1981. Abraham and his wife, Anne, reside in Glencoe, IL with their three children. He is a referee for professional soccer and
Division I NCAA soccer. His personal interests include the theater and numerous family activities.
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