More than 70 years of experience
Westination co-founders, Russell West and Kurt West, first joined forces in 2002, resulting in an energetic combination of passion, skill, and experience that continues to thrive today.
Russell West – CEO & Co-Founder
Russell West co-founded Westination after serving as President of OneNetPlus.com, an Internet enterprise integration company that provided integrated e-business infrastructure and related technology implementations. Previously, Russell held key executive positions at Comdisco, a Chicago based technology services firm, including Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, over a period of twenty-one years.
Russell also served as director of Interworld, a publicly traded Internet software development company. Russell holds a doctorate of computer science, and prior to joining Comdisco, Russell was a Professor of Computer Science at Clemson University and had worked for EDS as a software developer.
Kurt West – President & Co-Founder
Kurt West brings more than twenty years of software development, implementation, and service delivery experience to Westination. Prior to co-founding Westination, Kurt held positions with OneNetPlus.com, LAVA Systems, InaCom, and Comdisco, integrating custom software development with cutting-edge technology to bring superior value to their customers.
The proliferation of the Internet, as a key cutting-edge technology, and its progressive convergence with traditional business objectives, has been a consistent theme throughout Kurt’s career. This experience makes him ideally suited to deal with today’s fast-paced, open, and diverse technology environment.
Kurt functions as both Chief Development Architect and hands-on software developer, overseeing and maintaining intimate involvement with all project initiatives.