President and Chief Executive Officer
Russ Warner serves as President & CEO of ContentWatch and has enjoyed a successful career in the Information Technology industry. He is a proven business manager with extensive sales and business development experience. He has shown demonstrable accomplishment in building teams, forming strong customer partnerships, and developing business alliances and partners in the U.S. and other foreign markets.
Prior to ContentWatch, Russ worked at SageCreek Partners as a Managing Director. His role there was management consultant. He helped start-up companies expand their market reach through channel and strategic alliance development, as well as in fund-raising. One notable result included a business expansion that increased revenue in a region of one of SageCreek’s Fortune 500 clients by more than 146 percent.
Prior to SageCreek, he was VP Sales at Alianza Inc., where he attained over 300% revenue growth, restructured the partner channel, and increased the customer base within fourteen months to position the company for sale in 2008.
Before Alianza, Russ was Director of Latin America Sales for Altiris Inc. (now part of Symantec) and established the Latin America division with offices and sales teams in five countries and a partner channel and alliances in 18 countries. Under his leadership, the start-up division reached $6M in sales in four years and created channel, certification, and consulting programs used as models for other regions.
He was Director of Field Sales, Operations, & Education for Novell and Director of U.S. Sales at Novell Inc. and at WordPerfect Corp.
Russ received a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology Pre-Med and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from BYU. He has completed coursework at Babson College. He speaks Spanish and Portuguese and taught International Marketing for the University of Phoenix Online.