Theodore A. Johnson

Theodore A. Johnson is currently an independent management consultant specializing in the structure, management and financing of early stage technology ventures.  From 1980 to 2004, Mr. Johnson was President and CEO of the Minnesota Cooperation Office (MCO), a private business advisory firm.  During his tenure, the MCO started 46 new technology based companies with an 86% success rate.  Prior to joining MCO, he held various management positions from 1969 to 1980 at DATA 100 Corporation (later a part of Nortel Networks) which included serving as President of a wholly owned computer manufacturing company in Santa Ana, California.  DATA 100 developed a line of computer terminals used in the design and implementation of communications networks.   He is currently Chairman of International Lottery and Totalizator Systems, Inc. (ILTS), a private company in San Diego, California which he helped to start.  ILTS is a world leader in advanced gaming systems and electronic voting systems.  He has served on the boards of directors of over 25 for profit companies and non-profit organizations.  In most of these entities, he served on their executive compensation and audit committees.  Mr. Johnson graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics and Business Administration.  He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Humanetics since 1989.