A journalist, reporter and author, Russell has been writing about technology and the internet since 1995. Appearing regularly on BBC technology programme Click she also speaks at schools and universities inspiring the next generation of technologists.
She has regular columns in National Geographic Traveller magazine and BBC Focus magazine, and her website, KateRussell.co.uk, won the 2015 UK Blog Awards for best individual digital and technology blog.
She published her first book in 2014, based on the game Elite Dangerous which inspired her love of tech. Her second novel, a young adult fantasy fiction, was published in 2016.