Ron Pierce

Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

Ron Pierce is Global Head of Technology for Russell Investments, responsible for delivering all aspects of the firm’s technology. He is also a member of the Management Committee. With more than 25 years of technology experience, Ron brings deep expertise to Cybersecurity, Application Development, IT Infrastructure, and Support. He joined Russell Investments in 1996 and has held multiple technical and leadership roles within Global Technology, which included developing the firm’s first online digital properties and client portals. Since then, Ron has spent equal time in Application Development, IT Infrastructure, and Information Security roles. Prior to joining the firm, Ron ran his own technology group servicing a variety of mid-to large-sized corporations in the Pacific Northwest.

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Ron Pierce

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