Russ offers clients over 35 years of experience as an executive, analyst, and consultant. He is an industry pioneer in the commercial use of Internet technologies, and brings a strong background in payments industry analysis, strategy development, and product conceptualization.
With Glenbrook, Russ currently works with clients in all aspects of payments strategy development including global acceptance, digital payments, risk management, and payments technology.
Before joining Glenbrook, Russ was a general partner with The NuVantage Group, an innovation-to-market consulting group, where his clients included CommerceNet and the Financial Services Technology Consortium. Earlier, Russ served as director of emerging technologies for Digital Equipment’s corporate research group in Palo Alto.
In addition to his work as a consultant, Russ is the Partner in Charge of Glenbrook’s Payments Boot Camp program. Through this unique program, Glenbrook shares its experience and insights with payments professionals eager to understand industry fundamentals and how they are evolving. He is also the co-author of “Payments Systems in the U.S. – Third Edition”.