Skilled with over 20 years of experience in Information Technology (IT), Russell manages the IT Department at Smith Dukes and also serves as Senior Network Engineer. Russell is acknowledged as a subject matter expert in information security best practices and operational procedures, as well as compliance and audit compliance management. He is also skilled in threat and vulnerability management, corporate security strategic planning, security risk evaluations and security and privacy requirements analysis.
Russell provides consulting advice and services in general business and IT management, strategic planning, business process development and outsourcing. In addition to partnering with clients to develop best practices to increase their bottom line, Russell is versed in project management, disaster recovery and business continuity planning. He has also built and operated large scale complex networks and data centers. Prior to joining Smith Dukes, Russell served as VP and CIO of a large software company.