President / CEO
Surety Resource Connection, Inc.
Mr. Clopp is an independent investor and mentor of start-ups and mid-tier businesses, principally in software as a service (SAAS).
In his twenty-five years of industry and consulting experience, he has worked with companies across a wide variety of finance, consumer goods, industrial and high-technology hardware and software companies as a consultant and investor.
Most recently, he lead Accenture’s Global Trade practice with clients in bio/pharma, medical devices, wearing apparal and hightech with an emphasis in China (7 months living in Beijing), Indonesia, Malaysia, Brazil and Russia.
He has been start-up CEO of Intelleflex, start-up COO of Serendipity Chocolates and a Analyst Director of SC Strategy & Execution at Gartner.
Prior to the Gartner Group, Mr. Clopp was a Principal with Computer Sciences Corp., Director of International Trade at Coopers & Lybrand and Cagemini, in charge of International Operations at Adobe Systems and Amdahl Corporation, a Regional Logistics Manager at Hewlett-Packard Company and a Regional Manager for the Fritz Companies.
He holds an International Business MBA from Golden Gate University with a BA from UC Santa Barbara.
Mr. Clopp has served as Chairman of the Customs Committee for the American Electronics Association that supported passage of both the NAFTA and the Free Trade Agreement for Electronics during his terms.
He has written many articles and books on issues in Global Logistics, International Trade and Documentation.