Jesse Russell is a leader in Booz Allen’s BrightLabs research and development organization. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he specializes in intelligent automation, distributed systems, cloud architecture, and DevSecOps methodologies. With a background in software engineering, cyber, and cloud ecosystems, Jesse helps clients design and implement large-scale solutions to meet their mission-critical needs.
Jesse has worked with clients across multiple sectors, including civil, defense, and commercial businesses. Committed to fostering a culture of innovation and experimentation, he and his cross-functional teams employ emerging technologies to develop pioneering solutions for complex client challenges.
Before joining Booz Allen, Jesse was a software developer for The Washington Post, where he designed and implemented a prototype software-as-a-service (SaaS) product to increase transparency and facilitate planning in newsrooms.
Jesse is certified as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Engineer. He holds a B.A. in political science from Macalester College.