In her role as president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council, Audrey Russo oversees an organization of 1,400 member companies and 270,000 member employees. Since joining the council in 2007, she has placed a strong emphasis on opening the organization up beyond what can be an insular community to show technology touches everything in Pittsburgh’s economy. Combined with her background in social work, Russo brings a business mindset to running the council, which has helped her expand both its reach and membership.
Audrey Russo is also a busy member of the broader Pittsburgh cultural and education communities, serving as Board Chair of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and a board member of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Regional Industrial Development Center, and more. She has formerly worked with the Carnegie Science Center and MAYA Design and is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Masters in Public Administration.