Russ is a Board member and advisor for AbilTo, a rapidly growing health company that engages individuals to make measurable, lasting changes that improve their physical health and mental well-being while reducing unnecessary medical visits. He is also an active investor and advisor to several other emerging health companies.
Previously, Russ was Global Managing Director for Accenture’s Health industry and the United States Managing Director of Accenture’s Health Payer practice. Russ has a wide range of management consulting and direct managerial experience in improving the performance of businesses within the healthcare industry. He has significant experience and expertise in product/market strategy, improving operational effectiveness, data analytics, business process outsourcing, and leading significant transformation and turnaround efforts. Prior to joining Accenture, Russ was Executive Vice President and a member of the Executive committee of marchFIRST, an ebusiness consulting and services provider. He was also one of the core leaders of the Healthcare and Insurance practices at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Travelers Insurance Company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Education and has done graduate work in marketing and business administration at the University of Connecticut. Russ is also a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS). In addition, he has authored several articles/speeches focused on improving the performance of health and other service-related institutions. Russ lives in Los Angeles. He was a founder/investor of the top-rated yoga center in Los Angeles. He has one son and two grandchildren.