Ruppert is the founder and CEO of Ruppert International, a firm with diversified interests globally in various fields including education, financial services, disruptive technologies, publishing, arts and entertainment, and strategy consulting. He is chair of several firms, president of London’s Royal Parks Foundation, a global ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, and a board member of INSEAD Business School and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He is a venture partner at Greenspring Associates, a US-based venture capital firm with over $9 billion under management. He is also a senior advisor to SenaHill Partners, a FinTech merchant bank, and Motive Partners, an investment firm focused on technology businesses in the financial services sector.
Ruppert has 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. He retired from T. Rowe Price, the global asset management firm with over $1.0 trillion under management, where he was CEO and president of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services, co-president, T. Rowe Price International, and a member of the operating steering committee of the T. Rowe Price Group.
His numerous board and advisory board roles are for the following organizations located around the globe:
Education: ActivEd, Duke University, Furman University, INSEAD business school, Kenyon College, MarcoPoloLearning, MPOWER Financing
Financial Services/Disruptive Technologies: Alpes Capital, Athena Capital, Brazilinvest, Cogni, CXO Fund, Even Financial, Fiduciary Investors Symposium, Fin Ventures, Global Ventures, Green Visor Capital, Havven, Lakeba, ManageMy, Multichain Asset Management Association, Mobecom, Money360, Nutmeg, Octopus Investments, Osmosis Investment Management, PivotalPath, Q Ventures, Rise Capital, Seedrs, SPQ Asia Opportunities, Sure Ventures, Symbiont, Tandem Bank, Trinity Street, Trov, YouPlus
Publishing:Funds Europe, Funds Global, Investments & Pensions Europe, Top1000funds.com
Arts and Entertainment: Bottletop, Boxspring Entertainment, Iconic Images, Infinity Creative Media, Pall Mall Art Advisors, Round World Entertainment
Strategy Consulting: Gold Mercury.org, Laurel Strategies