Russell L. Agrusa

Founder, President and CEO, ICONICS, Inc. (Retired)

Russell L. Agrusa.

Russell L. Agrusa, BS ’76, founded ICONICS, Inc., a leading international software development company, based in Foxboro, MA, specializing in real time data acquisition, visualization and control using IoT and the hybrid cloud. ICONICS customers projects span a wide area of manufacturing, industrial and smart building applications.

With over 375,000 installations, many customers around the world depend on ICONICS solutions, including Microsoft, Amazon Logistics, The Pentagon, Disney, GM, BMW, Audi, Blue Origin, NASA, Continental Tire, Chevron, OXY, Exxon, San Francisco and NYC LaGuardia Airports as well as many others.

Russ holds 10 Patents and has a BS in Electrical Engineering. ICONICS has won numerous software development and application awards and is a 7-time Microsoft Partner of the Year winner. ICONICS is now part of the Mitsubishi Electric family of companies based in Tokyo, Japan.

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.

Agrusa joined the Dean's Advisory Council in 2003.