Russell Rogers

San Jose City Manager’s Office
San Jose, CA

RUSSELL ROGERS has decades of experience in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. He is a global innovation leader and head of the Silicon Valley Innovation Center for DuPont. Prior to this role, Russell was the head of the Strategic IT Capabilities Group at Lennar, a Fortune 500 company and the largest homebuilder in the U.S. Russell is a member of the 129th RQW of the California Air National Guard emergency management unit based at Moffett AFB. He earned a B.S. from the University of South Florida; an M.S. from Cornell University, Harvard University, and MIT; and certificates from MIT and Stanford University. He also completed the Global Executive Leadership Program at Yale and is currently studying technology management at Columbia University.



To help San Jose leverage technology to improve public safety, FUSE executive fellow Russell Rogers is overseeing the development of an overarching technology strategy that brings together the city’s emergency management departments and expands service provisions.