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Mr. Russell J. Harrison

Founding Principal

The Leadership Group

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The Leadership Group

Background Information

Employment History

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cool Systems Inc


Board Member
Caldwell Companies

Board Member

Board Member
Oculus Innovative Sciences , Inc.


Board Member
BenefitStreet Inc


Bachelor's Degree


University of Southern California

MBA with Honors

Saint Mary's College of California

Web References (62 Total References)

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Russell Harrison Class I Director

Russell Harrison
Mr. Harrison has served on our Board of Directors since February 2014. Mr. Harrison is the founding principal of The Leadership Group, LLC, a firm specializing in strategic change and executive coaching for U.S. and international companies, a position he has held since January 2012. From 2006 to 2012, he was employed by CoolSystems, Inc. d/b/a Game Ready, Inc. and was appointed as its President and Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Mr. Harrison has also served in the role of Chief Executive Officer for a number of publicly traded and private technology businesses in both the information technology and medical device technology sectors. From 1995 to 1997, he served as Chief Information Officer at SITA Telecommunications Holdings in Paris, where he led a team responsible for technology spanning more than 200 countries and territories. From 1991 to 1993, Mr. Harrison served as the first Chief Information Officer for McKesson Corporation, responsible for all computer technology-related activities. He also served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps.
Mr. Harrison has an excellent track record building new companies and improving performance in underachieving businesses. He founded an executive leadership consulting company.
International Business
Mr. Harrison has extensive experience in global markets, having spent much of his career working internationally. He has worked for foreign-based companies, including companies with operations in over 200 countries.
Mr. Harrison has served in several leadership and executive roles from serving as CEO and President, to Chief Information Officer. In addition, he is the founder of an executive leadership consulting company and has been a consultant to top executives.

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This included former Gilead Sciences and Cytokinetics CFO Sharon Barbari, The Leadership Group's Russell Harrison, who specializes in strategic change, and Jerry McLaughlin, a veteran medtech executive and entrepreneur with a strong sales and marketing background.

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Russ Harrison, Founding Principal, The Leadership Group

Alliance Director, Russ Harrison, joined us for this Regional Alliance meeting. During his 40+ year career, Russ has led both Fortune 100 and entrepreneurial organizations. Russ was one of the early employees at EDS with Ross Perot, the first CIO at McKesson, developed Bank of America's international banking systems, and was the founding President of American Airlines' Information business.

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When a fellow Alliance member wanted to acquire a company that would not allow any due diligence on its critical technology, Russ Harrison, President and CEO of The Leadership Group and an Alliance Director, shared the following insights with his Alliance peers.

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Russell Harrison

Russell Harrison
Russell Harrison has served as a director since 2014. He is the founding principal of The Leadership Group, a firm specializing in strategic change and executive coaching for U.S. and international corporations. Mr. Harrison previously served as senior vice president at Bank of America, as chief information officer at McKesson and at SITA Telecommunications Holdings (a global communications firm in Paris) and as founding president of AMR Information Systems, an American Airlines information technology subsidiary. He earned his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Southern California and an MBA with honors from Saint Mary's College of California. Mr. Harrison served as a captain in the United States Marine Corps.

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