Rusty Harris

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Russell "Rusty" Harris is the President and CEO of MontaVista Software, an Embedded Linux vendor based in Santa Clara, California.


Harris holds a BS degree in Accounting from Indiana University.

Documentum (1999-2002)

On July 23, 1999, Documentum named the then 44-year-old Harris VP of Worldwide Sales.[1]

BlueStar Solutions (2002-2004)

Beginning in 2002, Harris was executive vice president of sales and marketing at BlueStar Solutions, based in Cupertino, CA. BlueStar was in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) market.

ACS (2004-2006)

When BlueStar was acquired by Texas-based Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) on August 27, 2004 Harris became the managing director for their new Application Managed Services division.[2]

MontaVista (2006-present)

Harris joined MontaVista Software in 2006 as executive vice president of worldwide field operations. He quickly became popular at MontaVista for bringing record-breaking sales in 2006 and 2007.

February 18, 2008 MontaVista announced Harris as the President and CEO of MontaVista Software [3] when then-CEO Tom Kelly left MontaVista Software to be president and CEO of Epicor Software Corporation.


  1. "DOCUMENTUM names Russell Harris VP of worldwide sales", "Bnet Business Network" 23 July 1999.
  2. [1] "ACS Acquires BlueStar", "ChannelWeb"] 27 August 2004.
  3. [2]"Russell Harris Appointed as President and CEO of MontaVista Software," "Freshnews"] 18 February 2008.