Ms. Russell is CEO of Russell Martin & Associates, a consulting and training company focusing on improving planning, processes and performance. She has served as a consultant to companies, schools and colleges to help them grow their abilities to learn. Ms. Russell has published several books, one of which is used as a text in Maximizing IS/IT Team Effectiveness. She is also the author of the monthly e-newsletter Learning Flash. Ms. Russell speaks nationally at ASTD, Training, LOTUSphere, Project Management Institute and ProjectWorld conferences.