Russ offers clients over 30 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 global payments strategy including global acceptance, alternative payments, risk management, and digital identity.

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. Glenbrook Payments Boot Camps are held throughout the year both as public workshop and as customized, private sessions for clients.