Russell B.

20+ years experienced in academic researcher and commercial consultancy (strategy, design, build, evaluation),

United Kingdom
EN

Academic researcher, commercial consultant (strategy, design, build, evaluation), sailor Venture capital advisory roles. Expert witness. Interested in extending my non-exec and strategic consulting po...see more

  • Healthcare Wellness & Fitness
  • Education & Edtech
  • C-Level & Leadership

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Non Executive Director

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
6 years
Current position
Jan 2017 - Present
£500m organisation. Supporting and challenging board colleagues to ensure effective, efficient, safe care for the community, whilst improving the working conditions and opportunities fo...see more

Expert Witness

Freelance
6 years
Current position
Jan 2017 - Present
Expert witness in technology/patent infringement cases, intellectual property disputes, technology issues. Major cases include Apple vs Convene, High Court, 2019. Winner: Best Medico-L...see more

Non Executive Director

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
3 years
Jun 2016 - Dec 2018
Recently resigned: when others behave in ways not compatible with Trust values or my own, a stand has to be taken. Member - Board Chair - Quality, Safety and Patient Experience NED Led...see more

Editor in Chief - Interacting with Computers

Oxford University Press
6 years
Jan 2016 - Dec 2021
I am Editor-in-Chief of one of the leading HCI journals. We publish world-class research in human-computer interaction through a robust process of review and revision, working with aut...see more

Founder, Director

azureindigo
10 years
Current position
Jan 2013 - Present
azureindigo undertakes interesting projects that require innovative thinking to create, design and deliver effective results. It specialises in bringing together world-class people to p...see more

Critical Friend

FutureLearn Ltd
5 years
Jan 2013 - Jan 2018
Advisor to FutureLearn; critical friend role across all aspects of the business. FutureLearn is building the MOOC platform to support social learning, taking strong pedagogic principle...see more

Governor

Hodnet Primary School
7 years
Oct 2012 - Jun 2019
Governor of Hodnet Primary School, providing challenge and support around strategy, finance and curriculum issues. Worked with team to progress school to recent 'Good' Ofsted outcome, ...see more

Director

Cloud Tomo
9 years
Jan 2011 - Jan 2020
Cloud Tomo provides the ability to securely process data in the cloud as well as storing it safely in an encrypted format. No-one can see your data - so regardless of who they are, the...see more

Professor of Human-Computer Interaction

University of Birmingham
13 years
Current position
Jan 2010 - Present
Professor of HCI Director of HCI Research Centre, University of Birmingham (University of Birmingham rated #1 in the UK for Computer Science - Guardian 2014 tables)

Director

HCI Research Centre
13 years
Current position
Jan 2010 - Present
Leading development of Human-Computer Interaction Research Centre at University of Birmingham.

Visiting Professor

University of Swansea
13 years
Current position
Jan 2010 - Present
Visiting Professor in Computer Science at Swansea

Chair

Interaction - formerly British Computer Society HCI Group
4 years
Jan 2005 - Jan 2009
Chair

Senior Lecturer

University of Birmingham
8 years
Jan 2002 - Jan 2010
Leader of Advanced Interaction Group, developing innovative products, interaction and design techniques for intelligent, social and interactive software systems. £3m grant income, £1m v...see more

Chief Technical Officer

Red Hot Chilli
1 year
Jan 2001 - Jan 2002
CTO While label finch company providing platforms for financial trading (derivatives etc.) and financial comparison (mortgages, loans, etc.). Working with clients to define requirement...see more

Partner/Owner

RTS
13 years
Oct 2000 - May 2013
consultancy; strategic planning

Creative Technical Director

LetsBuyIt.com
2 years
Jan 1999 - Jan 2001
Largest pan-European online retailer of its time. In charge of creative direction for website; managed £50m budget, ~100 people, pan-Europe. Liaison betweeen board and technical team:...see more

Chief Executive Officer

aQtive
2 years
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000
Intelligent internet software; venture-capital backed

Lecturer

University of Birmingham
5 years
Jan 1991 - Jan 1996
Founded Advanced Interaction Group Member, GLORI-B oceanographic research expedition ASSIST project: putting Birmingham City Council onto the Internet

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Healthcare Wellness & Fitness
  • Education & Edtech

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership