Team Lead - Software Lifecycle Management
Russ Eicholtz Prior to joining SoftwareONE, Russ worked on the Microsoft SAM Team as a SAM Supervisor and has a vast background in areas of Software Asset Management and technology. Russ joined the SoftwareONE team as a SAM specialist in 2010 and eventually made the transition into a role as a SAM Consultant within SoftwareONE. As A SAM consultant Russ’s primary roles and responsibilities are focused around defining SAM processes and methodologies within organizations. Currently, Russ is the Team Lead for the SAM Managed Services at SoftwareONE and has over 16 years of experience in the technology sector and almost 12 years of experience focusing specifically in Software Asset Management. Russ has also assisted and managed many Global SAM engagements ranging in customer size from 1000-150000 devices. Additionally Russ has experience in budget planning, negotiation, process implementation and working with internal stakeholders to streamline procedures. Recently, Russ was able to use his knowledge and experience to work with one of our customers in the financial industry to optimize and mitigate risk from a Microsoft imposed audit. Russ was able to help the company reduce a $16 million gap in licensing to only a $7 million.