The Board of Directors of the Technology Council of Pennsylvania announced that Chuck Russell has been named president of the organization. Mr. Russell is a respected entrepreneur whose expertise lies in economic development, analytics, big data, knowledge management and mobile technologies.
"We welcome Chuck as president and are fortunate that the transition in leadership of the Technology Council will be seamless," said Glenn Lytle, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Lytle noted that Dave Bonsick is leaving the Technology Council to pursue other opportunities. "We'd like to thank David Bonsick for his service to the Technology Council," added Lytle.
Chuck Russell is a Senior Partner at Collective Intelligence located in Harrisburg. Collective Intelligence is a leading systems integrator and solutions provider for private and government sector clients. In addition to his work at Collective Intelligence, Chuck founded Startup Week Harrisburg, where entrepreneurs learn the basics of starting and launching a successful venture. Harrisburg has been holding a Startup Week for two years.
The Technology Council of Pennsylvania has served the technology companies in this region for over 20 years. The Technology Council of Pennsylvania offers numerous programs, events and initiatives that drive a successful and ever-growing tech and innovation economy here in Pennsylvania. Through educational programming, strategic partnerships, networking, legislative advocacy and community awareness, TCP member companies are committed to making Pennsylvania a leader in technology economic development.
"Chuck brings a level of knowledge and expertise to this position that will benefit member companies of all sizes," said Lytle. "Chuck's entrepreneurial background and economic development expertise will be an asset to this organization. The Board of Directors looks forward to working with Chuck to advance the mission and vision of the Tech Council for many years to come."