Barry Russell

GVP, Cloud @ F5

Barry Russell is F5’s Global VP, Cloud Revenue and Business Operations and is responsible for F5’s cloud business, field operations and overall growth. His team works with customers helping them utilize F5 Cloud Services and solutions to achieve customer outcomes and innovation in hybrid environments. His team also leads the business and technical relationships with cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and Google. Prior to F5, Barry spent more than six years at Amazon Web Services where he built and ran the business for two P&L services – AWS Marketplace and AWS Service Catalog. At AWS he led a large organization of technical business development, operations, digital marketing and Solution Architecture teams globally.  Barry has also worked in roles at large technology companies such as Microsoft and has been part of three Silicon Valley Start-Ups.  Barry is passionate about building diverse teams of people, teaching, learning and empowering his team to think big.