T. Russell Shields
|Born||T Russell Shields|
|Education||Wichita State (BS in mathematics), MA in history and an MBA from the University of Chicago.|
|Known for||Selling Navteq to Nokia for $8 billion.|
Russ Shields is an American entrepreneur who is known for investing in and leading Navteq to profitability and finally selling it to Nokia for $8 billion. He is now founder and chair of Ygomi LLC. After attending The Hotchkiss School, he received a BS in mathematics from Wichita State and an MA (history) and MBA from the University of Chicago.