Todd Ross Nienkerk

CEO, Co‑Founder

Web Chef Todd Ross Nienkerk
512-454-6659 ext 701
Austin, TX

Web Chef-In-Chief

As CEO, Todd guides Four Kitchens’ vision, goals, and long-term strategy. As a digital strategist, Todd helps organizations likes yours do great things on the web.

Todd has been involved in the web design and publishing industries since 1996. Since that time, he has designed and built countless websites and written for, edited, and managed several online and print publications. His background in design, development, communication, and psychology provides him with unique insight into how people use technology: how we think, feel, interact, and form communities both online and off. As an active member of the web and open-source communities, Todd has keynoted or spoken at more than 60 conferences around the world, including SXSW Interactive.

Outside of Four Kitchens, Todd is a member of various boards and advisory councils, including I Live Here, I Give Here, one of Austin’s largest nonprofit giving communities, and Texas Student Media, whose mission is to support and defend student publishing and broadcasting at the University of Texas at Austin.

Bits and pieces

  • Currently obsessed with…

    ponderous and lengthy hard sci-fi.

  • On my next vacation, I'm going to…

    Disney World!

  • Coffee and chocolate

    …are the perfect dinner combo.
  • I can't stop listening to…

    Ben Folds Five’s The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner.

  • When the world ends, you'll find me…

    listening to a podcast about it.

  • I empower others by…

    allowing them to fail, learn, and keep trying.

  • File me under…

    radio, comedy, travel

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