Armistead Sapp

​Armistead Sapp leads Sapp Brothers an investment firm based in Raleigh North Carolina focused on technology and the environment.

Sapp retired from SAS Institute in 2016 as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Over nearly 30 years Sapp held a variety of SAS leadership roles in product management, product marketing and database marketing. He was also President of SAS’ SouthPeak Interactive, a computer-gaming startup that developed dozens of titles prior to its spinoff in 2000. 

Sapp is a graduate of UNC at Chapel Hill and co-wrote the book Implement, Improve and Expand Your Statewide Longitudinal Data System: Creating a Culture of Data in Education. 

Sapp is a Senior Technical Leader having worked in both software and hardware development at IBM in the late 70s and early 80s.