Russ Katz

Professional Experience (Current)
E*Trade Financial : Senior Manager of Systems Engineering
Keller Williams : Real Estate Professional
Poplar Tree Vale Community : President, Home Owners Association
Northern Virginia Steaks and Cakes : Owner

About Me

Russ Katz (born March 29, 1973) is a computer scientist focusing in the field of Information Technology, systems and architecture. He has worked in management at well-known companies such as E*Trade Financial and The Discovery Channel. Russ Katz is also a licensed Realtor for Keller Williams and writer.

Katz was born and grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey before leaving to college at the University of Maryland, College Park, in Maryland. Here he studied Computer Science and earned his Bachelors of Science degree along with a minor in Anthropology. It was here Russ Katz met his wife, Anna Marie Burlaga, and they married on September 2nd, 2000 in Annapolis Maryland. On June 2nd, 2004 they had their first child, Ryan David Katz, and then on March 27th 2007 their second child, Tyler Harrison Katz was born.

Katz began writing in 2006 publishing his first Science Fiction Novel in 2012. In 2014, after an inspiring hair cut from a woman’s story he wanted the world to hear he began his second novel, this time a biography, The Principal’s Daughter, published in 2016.

In his personal life Katz has a drive to experience life from skydiving to scuba diving the Belize Barrier Reef. In 2003 he climbed Mt. Rainier followed by Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, in 2004. In 2005 he ascended Mt. Whitney, the tallest mountain in the continental United States, followed by Mt. St. Helens, and Mt. Rainier a second time in 2007. As of late he enjoys playing baseball with his two young boys and cooking for the family.