Russell Baskerville is an experienced business professional who has been in the IT Industry for over 10 years. He has extensive knowledge in the strategic growth and development of technology businesses balanced by strong commercial and corporate skills. Prior to joining Empired, Mr Baskerville was a founding member of Tusk Technologies which was acquired by Empired in March 2002. He was also the founder and managing director of Procom Solutions. Mr Baskerville led this business through a successful acquisition in early 2001. He also founded Procom Holdings, a company established to provide technical service and support to merchant banking facilities on behalf of the larger banks in Australia.