Russell Buckley is a Partner with Kindred Capital, the early stage venture investor, based in London and Chairman of Touch Surgery and Tapdaq. He is a previous Global Chairman of the Mobile Marketing Association and was an active Angel Investor in over 40 companies via Ballpark Ventures. Russell’s previous role was with mobile advertising startup, AdMob. He learned about AdMob soon after its launch, joining as its first employee in 2006. His remit was to launch AdMob into the EMEA market and four years later, AdMob was sold to Google for $750m.