Josh Russell AST

Josh Russell

Josh Russell AST Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Josh Russell has been involved in designing and implementing new and innovative technologies within the biopharmaceutical and cell & gene industries for more than 15 years. His primary interest and focus has been drug product manufacturing facilities and sterile products processing. After earning his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from St. Martin’s University, early in his career Josh designed complex industrial machinery and systems for a variety of industries including aerospace, hygiene and life sciences. He quickly grew a passion for developing solutions that address the emerging challenges brought on by the biopharma industry’s shift toward more personalized patient-specific therapies. While at AST, he led technical teams that ultimately developed now widely used adaptive robotic systems in aseptic applications used in sterile injectable product manufacturing.