Name: Jim Ruprecht
Title/Position: Instructor
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Faculty Bio

Experience Relevant to Topic Areas My career has been deliberately eclectic. I’ve held CIO, COO, VP, and other leadership positions in companies ranging from global, publicly-held, Fortune 250 firms, to privately held startups and second-stage companies: • In industries ranging from regulated medical device and aircraft manufacturing, to semi-conductor manufacturing, to news and entertainment media, to wholesale distribution, to retail. • In functions including: IT, Engineering, Product Development, Operations, and Sales & Marketing. • Leading organizations ranging from global teams of 300+ people with annual OpEx and CapEx responsibilities of $150 and $50 million, to small locally based teams. • With responsibility for operations throughout North America, and in the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and China. • At companies including: 3M, Apple, Biopolymer Engineering, Cirrus Aircraft, FutureDude Entertainment, Harley Automotive, Medtronic, Seagate Technology, StarTribune, Stealth Mark, and others. • I’ve also served on three boards of directors.


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Course ID Course Number Course Name Instructor Room Number Days Time Credits Prerequisites
6395 6395 Agile Leadership: Making the Future a Way of Life See Dates/Times Tab Below 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 1.68 CEUs
6390 6390 Agile: An Executive Overview See Dates/Times Tab Below 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. .48 CEU