Russell Beattie

Mountain View, CA • +1 415 606


Technologist, Strategist and Entrepreneur with a focus on web technologies


Product Management and Developer Relations

At Amazon Lab126, worked with external and internal developers to promote Amazon's Web App Platform for Fire OS, creating sample code, presentations and blog posts, speaking at industry conferences, as well as doing product management on new projects and bringing feedback to internal team. Videos of my external talks can be found here:


Worked as a full time and independent technical consultant and developer for over 10 years, both in the US and Spain for some of the leading web and Fortune 500 companies, including Lotus/IBM, Xerox, Telefonica, Vodafone Spain (Airtel) and TerraLycos. Linux/Unix, Python, PHP, Java, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, relational databases, etc. Github:


As part of a technical marketing group, managed Nokia Research Center's external websites and social media presence (Twitter/Facebook) in both a technical and content creation role, developed web services and tools to help promote research projects inside and outside the company. My portfolio of recent work can be found here:


Worked for Yahoo!'s Corporate Development and Strategy office to help educate Yahoo! C-level executives on mobile technologies as well as writing up recommendations for longer-term mobile strategy decisions. Later, as Yahoo! Mobile's evangelist and strategist, worked creating new ideas for mobile products and services, prototyping new applications, helping with global mobile strategy and research, and was first contact for external companies meeting with mobile group.


Founder and president of Mowser, Inc. a startup focused on content adaption for mobile web browsers. Developed the server technology, launched and promoted the site which reached over 3MM mobile page views per month. Assets sold to Ireland's dotMobi in May 2008.

Industry Expertise

International Experience

Lived and worked in Spain from 2000 to 2004 (becoming fluent in Spanish), travelled extensively throughout Europe - including London, Paris, Madrid, Berlin and Helsinki - and visited Egypt, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Employment History


Keene State College - Keene, New Hampshire
Information Design (individualized major) Spring 1990 through Fall 1993