Zac Russell

Business Development Lead

Palantir, Russallo, Sarah Lawrence College

Zac Russell has spent his entire career in startups, refining, applying, and executing business development strategy. He has worked across various areas, including customer success, go-to-market, marketing, and investor development.

For the past five years, Zac has been a part of a core team within the CEO's office, overseeing the end-to-end lifecycle of customers in Fortune 500 companies. He led the initial Korean market launch, served as the architect of the first paid pilots, and most recently led the media and entertainment teams in Palantir's commercial business.

Prior to this, Zac ran a boutique consulting company called Russallo. He worked with a global set of investors, founders, and accelerators to help launch their seed stage startups. Zac also provided advice to investment and portfolio managers within the venture capital and private equity sectors. Additionally, he has experience as a creative director, film director, and executive producer.

Zac Russell holds a degree in writing and anthropology from Sarah Lawrence College.