Russ Grant

Vice President, Revenue


Russ Grant currently leads Gridwise’s enterprise analytics and advertising business to enable successful outcomes for companies that work with the gig economy. Russ has spent his career in tech, starting in strategy consulting at IBM before shifting to manage enterprise sales teams across the entire IBM software portfolio. Russ also helped seed the enterprise business at Dropbox and built a solution-oriented sales team at Blackboard, a leading EdTech company.

Prior to joining Gridwise, Russ scaled the go-to-market team at Onna, an enterprise search startup, where he led the company through three successful fundraising rounds. Russ earned undergraduate degrees in information systems and history and policy as well as a master of business administration, all from Carnegie Mellon University. He also served as a captain in the U.S. Army and was published in the Harvard Business Review while deployed overseas. Russ spends his time in New York with his wife, Brandi; his rescue pup, Rocky; and his new adopted kitten, Vallah.