Russ Browder is a doctoral student with research interests in commercialization of innovation, technology start-ups and emerging markets. He received an International MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain as a Fulbright scholar. He also holds a BA from Oklahoma Baptist University and an MDiv from Baylor University. During his 16 years of work experience, Russ served as a global marketing leader in health IT for General Electric, in medical devices for St. Jude Medical (now Abbott), and in development in the non-profit industry. As a practitioner, he is an executive coach and a co-founder of a technology start-up in Africa.