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As Chief Financial Officer, Eric Russell is responsible for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of VenueNext. Russell comes to VenueNext with a breadth of experience in a range of industries and company stages, from early stage startups to large publicly traded companies.

Prior to VenueNext, Russell served as CFO at University Now, Gazillion Entertainment and at Advanced Telcom Group, where he helped bring in $200 million in revenue before the company was sold to General Electric. He’s also held senior finance roles at RealNetworks and was an audit manager at KPMG. 

Russell holds an MBA from Stanford University and BS in Accounting from San Diego State University.