Russ Bartels

Russ Bartels

Sr. Director – Data Science & Software Defined Networking, Windstream

Russ Bartels leads cross-functional teams responsible for planning, designing, developing, implementing, and supporting an intelligent SDN orchestration solution. He is also responsible for Windstream’s hybrid cloud data ecosystem and insights engine leveraging data science to differentiate the Windstream customer experience. An United States Air Force veteran, Russ has more than 20 years of experience within the telecommunications industry where he held various architecture and leadership roles.