Russell is one of the founders of paythru and the innovator of their software-as-aservice,
m-commerce platform. In 2004 Russell launched CoverMe, with Keith Brown, to transact financial services directly through the mobile.
In 2007 the company was renamed paythru, becoming the worlds first PCI DSS Level
1 m-commerce platform, using the unique technology that Russell developed and
providing a global platform for impulsive, safe, secure transactions.
Previously, Russell joined Car Telephone Installations which became Orange, set-up
Tableau, a creative agency investing in new digital design & print technologies and
started developing websites, working with Tesco and Dixons. He developed the
transactional ticketing website for easyJet.
Russell has spent his entire life experimenting with gadgets and anything he can
program, pull apart or create. At school he started writing software on his father’s
Apple ][ and experimenting with radio technologies through ‘Ham Radio’.