Project management wisdom from practitioners and the UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley
Jennifer Russell, President of Mastodon Consulting, drives good governance practices, helping companies navigate the IPO process through regulatory compliance, developing corporate social responsibility programs, and executing their strategy through balanced scorecard.
Ms. Russell has consulted and worked for many high-tech multinationals including Vodafone, Thomson, Genentech, Nikon, and eBay, helping them improve efficiency and creating strong governance.
Jennifer combines her experience in technology infrastructure, corporate governance, organizational development, project and change management with a background in all facets of business -- from marketing and sales to finance and IT.
Working seamlessly throughout the organization to assess challenges and risks, develop practical solutions, and provide implementation guidance, she helps companies reach greater control at lower cost.
Profiled by Ziff-Davis Media as a "Great Mind in Development," Jennifer is an international speaker on governance, risk, and strategy. She has served Project Management Institute (PMI SFBAC) and the Association for Strategic Planning (Northern California) in Board leadership.
Jennifer holds a BS in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).