Russell Foltz-Smith is a
respected business development executive, technical leader and product innovator is a father, thinker, doer, writer, artist, hack, programmerish type, hyper active guy who will do whatever it takes. He is a veteran of new media, online advertising ventures and search engines a n00b in what comes next, as we all are. His career experiences involve a series of successes experiments in the rapid development and explosive growth of innovative interactive experiences. And frankly some shit that isn’t that innovative.
10 13 14 year period, Russ has launched more than 75 100? web products with several key market valuation successes [and a bunch of mobile/facebook/newfangled app thingies that didn’t do much but were good learnings]. Many Just a couple of large venture capital firms and established media companies turn to Russell for early stage company development and/or M/A activity getting shit done at all levels of doing. Russell’s experience includes key leadership roles with True cCar, Weplay, Wolfram|Alpha, Citysearch/IAC, Business.com, AlphaMediaGroup, Hachette Filipacci, PureVideo and other engineering and strategic engagements with Yahoo!, SupplyFrame, eHarmony, Reunion.com/MyLife, and American Greetings.
strict business pursuits, Russell actively researches and writes about learning theory, human behavior, mathematics and economics [and now attempts to make art and music others may care about, but he’s not very good yet]. He holds has a degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago. He lives in Venice, CA AUSTIN TEXAS! Marina Del Rey, CA with his wife and two daughters.