Russell designs online processes and tools that accelerate the tempo, scale and impact of collective thinking and action. The global innovation platform he designed for Texas Instruments — “TI Tomorrow” — was a finalist for the prestigious Computerworld Smithsonian Award, which recognizes “the most important applications of information technology to society” each year.
Russell is the architect of FastTime® Leadership, a system for accelerating strategy execution. His book, Winning In FastTime®, has been enthusiastically endorsed by many top corporate and non-profit executives, senior military leaders and best-selling authors.
As a coach, consultant and educator on the how-to of FastTime® Leadership, his typical clients are CEO’s, heads of business units, corporate functions and top teams who face tough leadership challenges.
In addition to his corporate work, Leland has served as a strategic advisor to the EastWest Institute since 1998 and the Project on National Security Reform, a bi-partisan non-profit focused one of the most comprehensive security reform initiatives in American history, since 2008.