Russell has extensive experience in advising and assisting clients within the technology industry with the application of Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 820-Fair Value Measurements, ASC 805, Business Combinations and ASC 350-Goodwill and Other Intangibles. Additionally, he has experience assisting global companies with the preparation of purchase accounting pursuant to IFRS 3-Business Combinations.
Russell has completed numerous valuation and consulting projects for leading companies in the computer hardware, data storage, internet/e-commerce, clean technology, networking equipment, semiconductor, software and telecommunications industries. He has also been directly involved in performing over 20 significant technology industry business combination purchase price allocation engagements with transaction values ranging from $1 billion (bn) to $50 bn. Further, Russell has performed several notable private company stock valuations for clients that have completed the S-1 registration process.
He has presented at various valuation conferences and guest lectured for undergraduate and graduate classes several times.
Russell holds a master's degree in applied economics and finance and a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA).