Known as the "Tall Scottish Guy", Russell brings years of experience as a Serial Scottish Entrepreneur and Investor, Strategist and Innovator having grown corporations within the technology sector into international markets while creating shareholder value. He brings experience of overcoming adversities to build a range of successful companies, a unique and challenging insight into the world of the private investor and highlights opportunities available to entrepreneurs today.
Russell is a high-profile influencer and connector, as well as a serial entrepreneur. He is the founding Managing Partner of the advisory group, Exolta Capital Partners as well as angel investor. In his earlier career he has held board leadership positions with International companies achieving turnover in excess of £200m.
Today Russell sits on the boards on ten companies and organisations including Institute of Directors Scotland, Startedin and ScotlandIS. He is an active member of Merchant Company of Edinburgh, Asia Scotland Institute.
Russell supports organisations championing female business leaders Changing the Chemistry and the Association of Scottish Business Women.