Toby Russell

Managing Vice President, Digital, Capital One

Toby Russell

Managing Vice President, Digital, Capital One

Biography

Toby is a member of Capital One’s Enterprise Digital team, building an integrated customer experience as VP, Enterprise Mobile, Web and Analytics.  Prior to Capital One, he co-founded ‘Taxi Magic’ – the nation’s first iPhone / Android taxi booking and payment application that is directly integrated to taxi dispatch systems.  In 2009, Toby joined the US Dept. of Energy to head up a $12 Billion Recovery Act program aimed at making investments in clean technology across the nation.  Toby was previously a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group and received his PhD in International Relations from Oxford University.

Toby leads new product development teams with these mantras:

  • Change the World—Challenge the status quo and dramatically improve people’s lives.
  • See it, Solve it, Ship It—Use empathy to uncover users’ emotional and functional needs, create novel technical solutions, and get them into people’s hands.
  • Elevate Others—Be a leader who helps everyone grow, develop, and be heroes.