Russ MacTough is Managing Director of Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Liberty Mutual Insurance. He was named to the GCV 2018 Rising Stars list. Prior to joining Liberty Mutual he was a Vice President with Morgan Partners, a fintech-focused middle market investment bank, where he led M&A transactions primarily in the insurance technology sector. Before that Russ worked at Silicon Valley Bank in the San Francisco Bay Area. At SVB he helped build the Bank's advisory services group, SVB Analytics, as one of its earliest employees and technology sector lead. Russ also launched SVB Analytics' corporate VC practice and served as an advisor to corporate VCs looking to invest in the start-up ecosystem. Early in his career Russ worked at FactSet Research System as a self-taught programmer and database designer where he helped build a hosted platform for quantitative money managers. Russ is a graduate of Boston College, holds an MBA from Babson College, and is a CFA charter holder.