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Russell Gottesman

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Founder and Chief Executive Offic...


Employment History


  • BA , Broadcast Journalism
    Arizona State University
  • MBA
    DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
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Russ Gottesman, Founder ..., 24 Oct 2014 [cached]
Russ Gottesman, Founder + CEO
Founder Russell Gottesman named "40 Under 40" Award by Dayton Business Journal, 2012
Best Practices Presentation: ..., 1 Nov 2008 [cached]
Best Practices Presentation: Russell Gottesman, Commuter Advertising Russell is CEO and President of Commuter Advertising, Inc., his second start-up and a company that creates, manages and sells audio advertising on buses and trains resulting in significant new revenue for cash-strapped transit authorities. He is responsible for planning and directing all aspects of Commuter Advertising's policies, objectives, and initiatives. Russell's first start-up was the creation of, a web-based radio station designed to connect computer professionals with an interest in independent music. He brings ten years of management experience to his new venture including overseeing the sales offices at Westwood One's Metro Traffic and CBS Radio's WCKG-FM. Russell is currently an MBA candidate at DePaul University.
Founders, 27 May 2012 [cached]
Russ Gottesman of MyEndoShop
"The pace is frenetic--exactly how it should be."
Questions with Russ Gottesman of MyEndoShop
Entrepreneurship, 5 Oct 2010 [cached]
Russ Gottesman of MyEndoShop
Russ Gottesman of MyEndoShop
Meet CA Founder + CEO ..., 24 Oct 2014 [cached]
Meet CA Founder + CEO Russ Gottesman
Russ Gottesman, Founder and CEO of Commuter Advertising, brings to CA an extensive background in entrepreneurship, media sales management and business strategy and development-skills that served him well when he founded the company in 2008.
A passionate commuter, Russ developed the idea for Commuter Advertising while on Chicago's 'L' subway system traveling home from a White Sox game. "What if a bus stop could be 'sponsored' by a local business? My wife and I were two of 100 hungry fans, riding past Chinatown. Why shouldn't a restaurant reach out with a simple message: 'The best dumplings in town at Chang's Restaurant, 50 feet from next stop'? We would have gotten off!"
Less than two years later, Russ had turned his vision into a reality. After launching CA in 2008, he led the company to enter ten markets in just five years while growing sales, championing strategy and developing a team of Account Directors. Under Russ's leadership, CA went on to win the 2008 DePaul New Venture Challenge, the 2010 University of Dayton Business Plan Competition, and the 2011 Soin Award for Innovation. In 2012, Russ was named Top 40 Under 40 by the Dayton Business Journal.
Russ holds an MBA from the DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Arizona State University. He has been featured in publications, including The New York Times and The Dayton Business Journal. Russ was the 2012 University of Dayton Crotty Center for Entrepreneurship Keynote Speaker, and a year later was named the Crotty Center Volunteer of the Year. He continues to speak around the country on topics including entrepreneurship, leadership, fundraising and company culture.
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