Thomas Ripsam

Thomas Ripsam

Florham Park

A Principal at Strategy& based in Florham Park, Thomas Ripsam focuses on the consumer and media industries. He specializes in developing and implementing strategies to improve sales and marketing effectiveness, and organizational efficiency, with particular emphasis on organization and operating model design.

Examples of recent high-profile projects have included:

  • Developing and implementing a go-to-market strategy and the necessary organizational and operating capabilities to establish a B2B business in the US for a global consumer electronics company
  • Redesigning the salesforce to support the growth strategy of a lawn and garden consumer products company
  • Executing a rapid enterprise wide transformation at a large consumer goods manufacturer’s to improve top- and bottom-line
  • Developing of a new vision and transformation strategy for the overhead functions to support future growth and scale at a global beverage company.

Recent publications include:

  • “The adaptive salesforce”
  • “Big impact in a small format: A new wave in retail”
  • “Delivering the value of large scale programs”

Prior to joining Strategy&, Thomas worked for Volkswagen and Conoco. He earned a BA with honors in business administration from Middlesex University in London and a Diplom-Betriebswirt from the Fachhochschule fuer Wirtschaft und Technik in Germany. Thomas also has an MBA with distinction from Columbia Business School, where he concentrated in strategy and finance.