Russ Teubner

Russ Teubner is a software entrepreneur and a pioneer in the integration of IBM mainframes with UNIX systems, TCP/IP networks and the web. Prior to co-founding HostBridge, he was the CEO of Teubner & Associates responsible for the development of four product lines and listed on Inc.’s 500 fastest growing private companies three times. Upon its sale to Esker SA, he stayed on for three years before founding HostBridge. Early in his career, Russ graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s in Management Science and Computer Systems and stayed on with the University’s computer center where he developed A-Net, a product allowing mainframes to access DEC applications. In addition to his OSU degree, Russ has participated in executive training programs including Stanford, Harvard and Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School.

Russ is Chairman of the Board for Southwest Bancorp (NASDAQ: OKSB) and has seen it through tremendous changes. His 16 years at Southwest Bancorp has given him an insider’s view on the data processing needs of financial institutions, invaluable to his work at HostBridge.