Andy Ruppanner is President of Company Builders and Senior Partner at Santa Fe Consulting Group both of which focus on building companies with emphasis on effective and efficient operations for sustainable, strategic success. He also serves as CEO of Sky Pilot Inc., a Native 3D technology company serving the Entertainment industry. In the corporate domain, he was Vice President of new Business Development at Office Depot, where he led the design and launch of the Tech Depot line of business. At IBM, he directed the field launch of IBM as a services company. He also led IBM’s Management Development program, launched an Operational Planning consultancy and held executive positions in Field Engineering, Marketing and Sales.
A “Patriot” for American businesses, he is an ‘in demand’ Public Speaker for communicating the role of business as the primary economic engine to grow and develop communities in partnership with education, government and civic entities.
Ruppanner holds an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his family.