About Russ Conwath
Editor's note: Although Russ is no longer with us, his experience and dedication had a lasting influence on our research and consulting practice areas, and he will be missed.
Russ spent over 20 years leading and managing IT environments in public, private, and non-profit environments such as aerospace, software development, manufacturing, biotechnology, TV and radio services, professional services, pharmaceutical, retail, records management, communications, and healthcare.
Russ had managed all aspects of IT including datacenter and facilities, operations, networking and telecommunications, desktop and application development. He also had considerable experience reviving IT operations that are in distress, transforming them into stable business contributors.
Prior to joining Info-Tech as Senior Manager, Consulting, Russ was an independent consultant providing strategic and tactical technology advisory services to the SME market. His engagements included technology strategy, system selection and implementation, infrastructure build out, and IT function remediation and required a detailed knowledge of software development, server and database technology, business intelligence and data warehousing, mobile and barcode systems, document and records management, document imaging, CRM and ERP systems, EAI and middleware, logistics, and automated vehicle route management.
In addition to a diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology, Russ had an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.