Russell Fleischer, a former Battery executive in residence, is now the chief executive of HighJump Software and a member of the company’s board of directors. Before joining HighJump, he served as CEO of Healthvision Software, a healthcare information-technology provider. Healthvision was acquired by Lawson Software in 2010. Under Russell’s leadership, Healthvision grew from a company with $25 million in revenue into a global business employing more than 300 people and generating approximately $70 million in revenue and $20 million in EBITDA.
Prior to Healthvision, Russell served as CEO of TriSyn Group, a core banking applications-software provider focused on serving the top 100 banks in the U.S. There, he was responsible for launching the company as a standalone entity after its acquisition from Computer Associates. In addition, he has over time served as a board director for many public and private companies, including Adams Golf, HomeCareHomeBase, Vero Software, Data Innovations and RogueWave. Russell has been both a public- and private-company CFO, primarily in the software sector, for InConcert, InterWorld and Adams Golf. He also worked with CheckFree, D&B Software, Sales Technologies and Xerox.
Russell earned a BA in economics from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from Vanderbilt. He is a board member and trustee for Cooks Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth and serves on the Vanderbilt School of Business Alumni Board of Directors. He is also a board member for the Michael E. Nozik Foundation in Rochester, NY, which raises funds to send deserving children to Camp Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes of western New York.