Stephen Russell is a serial entrepreneur and investor who has founded successful companies in the enterprise IT, search and intelligent video fields. Currently, he is CEO and founder of Prism Skylabs, a San Francisco technology company that brings physical spaces online, creating new ways for people and businesses to understand and engage each other. Prior to that he founded 3VR, the world’s leading video intelligence company. As 3VR CEO, Steve led the company to work with some of the world’s largest banking, retail and government institutions to help them reduce crime, increase efficiency and protect privacy. Steve still serves as 3VR chairman today.
Prior to founding 3VR, Stephen held leadership roles at Inktomi, USWeb/CKS and eScene Networks. A passionate writer and speaker on technology, privacy, science and society, Stephen was named No. 8 on American Venture magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40 List” in 2007. He holds 11 patents and is a graduate of Stanford University.