Russell Daggatt

General Partner, Denny Hill Capital

Russell Daggatt is a founding general partner of Denny Hill Capital in Seattle. He spent more than seven years working with cellular pioneer Craig McCaw in various roles in Seattle and London, including president and vice chairman of Teledesic LLC, CEO of New ICO Global Communications Ltd., and CEO and vice chairman of ICO-Teledesic Global Ltd.

Previously, Russ served in various executive roles at Flying Tigers, the world's largest air-cargo carrier, prior to its acquisition by Federal Express. Russ also practiced law with Preston Gates & Ellis in Seattle and Anderson Mori & Rabinowitz in Tokyo.

In earlier "adventure capital" work, drawing on his active experience as a mountain-climbing and river-rafting guide, Russ led the merger of the country's two top international adventure travel companies, Mountain Travel and Sobek Expeditions.

Russ is co-author of the book The Global Negotiator - Building Strong Business Relationships Anywhere in the World (Harper Collins, 1990). He was selected as a "Global Leader of Tomorrow" by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Russ is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Oregon. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Gemma, and their two daughters.

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