Eugene S. Ruffin

Eugene S. Ruffin

Ed Futures

Chief Executive Officer responsible for guiding organizational and diverse community interests toward a common cause and fulfilling the overall vision and mission of the company.

  • was Ericsson CEO of Italian and Brazilian Operations/Corporate Vice President of North America,
  • was Vice President of Xerox Corporation Computer Division, Reprographics Division Operations   Manager, and Xerox San Diego Branch Manager, with responsibilities for all business functions,
  • in 1994, co-founded School Futures Research Foundation, a non-profit education foundation with John and Christy Walton, Wal-Mart heirs. Mr. Ruffin served as a member of the Board, CEO and President until 2001,
  • was co-founder, served as board member and as CEO and President of American Education Reform, a non-profit developed to support education reform legislation,
  • in 2011 began the Sonima Foundation as the Executive Director creating a kindergarten through twelfth grade curriculum on Health and Wellness. Through his efforts the Sonima Foundation has a Health and Wellness Program in schools and districts in California, Florida, New York, Texas, and South Carolina, with over 80,000 students in the program.