Ruprecht von Buttlar is responsible for the direction and development of non-legal consulting projects for new and existing clients. He brings significant senior level experience that helps position PBA as the premier consulting and strategic management company in San Diego.
Prior to joining Procopio, Ruprecht was Vice President, Business Creation & Development for CONNECT, where he developed a number of initiatives, including the internationally recognized Springboard program, access to capital, technology transfer acceleration and Global Services. During Ruprecht’s stewardship of the Springboard program, more than 400 companies were launched in San Diego, across the life science, technology, clean-tech, sports innovation and consumer products verticals. The survival rate of these companies is 65% and they raised $ 1.5Billion in capital to date.
Ruprecht’s past leadership roles include global chief executive, general management and business development positions in the Internet and communications industries with companies including Motorola, DSC Communications (Alcatel), Nortel Networks, Scientific Atlanta and Aegis Broadband.