Russell L. Agrusa

Founder, President and CEO, ICONICS, Inc.

Russell L. Agrusa, BS ’76, is the founder, president, and CEO of ICONICS, Inc., a leading international software development company that specializes in PC-based, off-the-shelf, web-enabled visualization of factory automation and manufacturing systems. Their software projects span a wide area of manufacturing, automation, and process control.

Projects include complete data acquisition and monitoring of the Trans Russian pipeline, security and building controls for the Pentagon, automotive factory automation for Ford, Delphi, Honda, and American Axel, and monitoring of self-propelled airport people movers at the Madrid, Dallas Forth-Worth, and London Heathrow airports.

ICONICS has been a two time Inc 500 Winner, and has had double-digit growth for the last six straight years. Russ has over 25 years of experience in product marketing, leading, and managing software development for the manufacturing and process control industries.

He started his career at Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Russ earned a BS in electrical engineering from the University at Buffalo and has done graduate work in computer science at Boston University.