Co-Founder and CEO of Nudge Security, Russell has over 15 years of experience building products and startup companies that secure organizations worldwide. Most recently, Russell served as VP of Products and Strategy at AT&T Cybersecurity, one of the world’s top-five largest managed security service providers (MSSPs).
Prior to acquisition by AT&T, Russell led products at AlienVault where he drove mass market adoption of full-stack threat detection and response solutions. He was a co-founder of the Open Threat Exchange, the world’s largest open threat intelligence community with over 180,000 global participants today.
Earlier in his career, Russell led products at Fortify Software, a company that established the now $12.9 billion application security market and dominated the leadership quadrant of the Gartner MQ for 11 straight years.