Professor Emeritus

Meir Russ


Prof. Meir Russ graduated from The Ohio State University in 1993 with a Ph.D. in Strategy, Entrepreneurship and International Business. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering and an MBA from Tel Aviv University. He is a founder of a high-tech company in Israel and consulted on strategy and knowledge management domestically and internationally. While in Israel, Meir was a farmer and an HR director as a member of an Israeli Kibbutz, and spend a year participating in developing an Industrial Policy as a member of a Research Institute in Jerusalem. Following his doctoral studies at OSU, Meir joined the MBA program at Franklin University in Columbus, OH and later the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, from where he retired in December 2018.

Meir and his wife Fay have four children and twelve grandchildren. When not teaching, writing or visiting the grandkids and playing chess, Lego or basketball/soccer with them, Meir and Fay like to travel internationally, to learn and experience different history, culture and food, visit museums, and take photos of nature, people and historical monuments. Meir likes also to collect stamps and recently learned how to apply machine learning art software to photography.

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University of Wisconsin – Green Bay; Professor Emeritus

Advice from Former Business Students
"UWGB business classes under Meir Russ has offered an ivy league quality educational platform to excel in leadership for high-tech and international business where I used skills learned to secure complex IT environments." - Michael Goetzman, Master of Business Management, 2012

"Although it's been 24 + years since my tutelage by Meir Russ, I am still struck with the open-minded approach he instilled in me, and it was an Economics class!
I continue to remind myself to be open to unique responses to new, and not-so-new problems that I confront, and that's due in a big measure, to Meir."
- Mark Storey, Franklin University MBA, 1996

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Education Background:
Ph.D. – The Ohio State University
MBA – Tel-Aviv University
B.Sc. Electronic Engineering - Tel-Aviv University

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