Russell Mitchell is currently EVP, Global Research & Co-Founder of Marker Advisors. Mr. Mitchell has more than 25 years of experience in the enterprise software and financial markets. Prior to Marker Advisors, he was Managing Director of Channel Research at M.S. Howells & Co., an Institutional Brokerage firm. Before that, Mr. Mitchell spent 12 years with executive-level positions building and managing SI, VAR & OEM channels for several ISVs. He has worked in, and has relationships with, numerous global vendor channel ecosystems, including, but not limited to:

A10 Networks

ArcSight

Ariba

Arista Networks

Autonomy

AVG

Barracuda

Blue Coat

Carbon Black

Check Point

Cisco

Citrix

CrowdStrike

CyberArk

Cylance

EMC

F5 Networks

FireEye

Fortinet

Gigamon

Good Technology

HPE

IBM

Imperva

Infoblox

Interwoven

Juniper

Kaspersky

Malwarebytes

McAfee

Microsoft

Mimecast

MobileIron

Novell

Nutanix

Open Text

Oracle

Palo Alto Networks

Proofpoint

Quest Software

Rapid7

Red Hat

Riverbed

SAP

Sailpoint

SentinelOne

SonicWALL

Sophos

Sourcefire

Splunk

Symantec

Tanium

Trend Micro

Vignette

VMware

Websense

Mr. Mitchell sits on numerous ISV Advisory Councils and has developed hundreds of contacts he now leverages to identify emerging trends and sector disruptions. He has advised or participated directly in multiple company acquisitions with an aggregate transaction value exceeding $4 billion.

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