Director, Business Programs
Russell Austin has joined DataGlance as the Business Programs Director, responsible for defining business requirements for new products (eAnalyze and eReport). He will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ongoing and future implementations of DataGlance solutions.
Russell brings a wealth of industry experience to the DataGlance team; serving the last ten years as the Nuclear Manager of Business Applications for a leading utility. He led their conversion to a new EAM program, reporting system, and analytical software before becoming the Corporate Oversight for all business applications; marrying business processes and technology for all functional areas.
He has supported the Nuclear Industry through Peer Assist Visits with INPO, membership in IBM’s Development Partner program, and accommodating requested individual assessments of multiple utility’s programs and implementations.
Prior to managing business applications, Russell served in many utility roles including Planning Manager, Radiological Shift Supervisor, Refueling Outage Coordinator, and Instrument Shop Supervisor. He also served for 20 years in the US Navy as a Senior Reactor Operator pre-commissioning two aircraft carriers and decommissioning a Nuclear Cruiser.
Russell holds an Associates Degree in Nuclear Power Technology from Thomas Edison University and a Bachelor of Science in Leadership from Belhaven University. He is a Certified Reliability Leader by the Association of Asset Manager Professionals.