Russ manages all of iSelect’s technical systems, including the investor portal and asset management platform. Prior to joining iSelect in March 2015, Russ worked for ESI Group where he managed Vdot Global Platform solutions, a flexible data-driven active process engineering and analytics platform with a portfolio of clients and partners in 12 countries where he directed development, information technology, services and support with a team that spanned four continents. Russ has more than 20 years of experience, holds a B.S. in Information Technology, is pursuing a Masters of Data Science from the University of California in San Diego, and has experience developing and architecting complex software systems in a number of industries, including financial services, engineering and telecommunications. He has consulted with numerous government, military and Fortune 100 companies, including Boeing, MIT, DARPA and NASA. He is also a serial entrepreneur, having exited multiple startups, and enjoys investing energy and resources into the startup ecosystem.