Steven A. Russell
Principal and Chief Administrative Officer
Mr. Russell is a Principal of Westport based in the Connecticut office. He is responsible for the Firm’s operational and administrative functions.
Prior to joining Westport in 2005, Mr. Russell spent seven years as the Global Chief Information Officer for Christie’s, where he was responsible for planning and executing an IT strategy in support of maintaining Christie’s prominence as the world’s largest and most prestigious auction house. Prior to joining Christie’s, Mr. Russell was the Vice President of Information Services with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) where he was responsible for information technology with particular emphasis on executing a strategy in support of a corporate re- engineering effort. Before ASCAP, Mr. Russell was with Bankers Trust Company, managing the design, development, and maintenance of a variety of systems which provided domestic cash management services to the bank’s corporate customers.
Mr. Russell holds a B.S. in Computing and Information Science and an M.S. in Information Science, from Lehigh University.