Russ Kojima has experience in helping companies and their clients solve business problems with software and services. He is an advisor at Intelestream, a developer of an online CRM for small and medium sized businesses. Most recently, he served as the vice president of professional services at SugarCRM, where he was responsible for building a worldwide professional services organization and helping the company attain over 3000 customers.
Prior to SugarCRM, Kojima was the open source strategy manager at IBM Global Services and was part of the company’s open source steering committee. Previously, he held a variety of consulting management positions at KPMG Peat Marwick, Oracle, PSInet, and Olliance. He began his career at ARCO as a Geophysicist.
Kojima holds a master’s degree in geological studies from San Diego State University.