Russell Glass is the CEO of Ginger, an on-demand mental health company trying to make the world a place where mental health is never an obstacle. Most recently, he led products for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, driving more than 2x growth to over $1B in revenues. Formerly he was the founder, president and CEO of Bizo, a B2B audience marketing and data platform. He led Bizo from its founding in 2008 to over $50mm in revenues and over 160 employees before being acquired by LinkedIn for $175mm in 2014.
Russ was the co-author of The Big Data-Driven Business, a book about how companies use data to drive results, and has also published a children’s book called Voting with a Porpoise. He is a serial technology entrepreneur and board member, having founded or being an early employee at five venture-backed technology companies and acting as a board member for numerous others. In addition to his corporate board roles, he is currently a director on the boards of multiple non-profits including Rock the Vote and Breakthrough Collaborative.
Russ graduated from Duke University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and Economics.