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Russ Smith

Advisor Phoenix, Arizona Area, US

Supplier Development Consultant, Intel Corporation. Arizona State grad. Michigan State grad.

Supplier Development Consultant, Intel Corporation. Arizona State grad. Michigan State grad.

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Supplier Development Consultant Intel Corporation 2000 - 2015
Guest Lecturer Maastricht University May 2003 - March 2015
Training Development Manager Intel 1992 - 2000
Adjunct Faculty Maricopa Community Colleges 1991 - 1998
Sr Materials Analyst Western Digital 1988 - 1991
Spares Planning ASM 1984 - 1984
Sr Financial Analyst Harris Corporation 1984 - 1987
Planner Kimberly-Clark 1981 - 1983


Thunderbird School of Global Management Global Leadership Certificate Program 2000 - 2000
Arizona State University Education Media and Psychology 1991 - 1992
Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business Finance, Labour Relations 1979 - 1980
Michigan State University Hotel Management and Marketing 1975 - 1979

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Markets of Interest
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Education
  • • Recruiting
  • • Hardware
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Higher Education

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I worked with Russ on a business development program supplying critical technology to a Fortune 500 company. His leadership and mentoring h ... elped develop that company into a significant industry partner that ultimately led to it being acquired with significant market capitalization upside. Focused, flexible, knowledgeable and driven, Russ help me tremendously to make that technology a reality.
Janjaap Semeijn
They're my school  •  Professor of Supply Chain Management, Maastricht University. Arizona State grad.
Russ is personable and empathic, and has done many years of effective supplier consulting (suppliers to Intel). His style is unobtrusive, gu ... iding people to follow their best interests.
Urmil Desai
We worked together  •  Sr. Quality Programs & Projects Manager (Mobile Communication Group - MCG), Intel Corporation.
Having worked with Russ for number of years and seen in action, there are many reasons I know he be huge asset to oreganization and value on ... e can/will benefit from his extensive experience
Laura Oliphant
We worked together  •  Director, Intel Capital, Intel Capital. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Great at developing suppliers
Hoffer Aviva
We worked together  •  Fab28 Manufacturing /Production Manager (Shift), Intel Corporation.
Russ is very knowledgeable and an experienced professional , who has the special touch to "learn a company" , get into its intricate busines ... s details and come up with a full plan to support its business process. Russ knows how to ask the right questions and enable the company to develop its own business plan , while contemplating at the same time all the options . He has a great spirit and motivation which is reflected in the way he maintains tight personal relationship. He is great to work with - as an advisor and friend.