Russ brings 20 years of experience as an engineering leader and software architect for EdTech companies. He was the CTO at The Princeton Review, where he led product and engineering, created a culture of iterative software development, and built a digital learning platform powering all aspects of the business. Before that Russ led engineering at Tutor.com, from the company’s inception, through multiple rounds of funding, and later to acquisition by IAC. During his tenure, Tutor.com delivered over 15 million live, on-demand homework help sessions, processed over one million tutor applicants, and deployed to thousands of public libraries, K12 schools, and higher ed clients. Russ holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.A. in computer science from the University of Illinois.