Ross Guttler

Ross Guttler

Ross Guttler is Chief Executive Officer of The Open Center, the country’s longest-running urban center for personal growth and spiritual practice. Throughout his time with The Open Center, Guttler has led the evolution of a four decade-old New York City institution into a global changemaker with an engaged audience from more than 180 countries. After a career in wellness real estate, exploring how the built environment makes us healthier, happier, kinder and more creative, Ross found his calling at The Open Center, where wisdom traditions and spiritual practices, balanced with modern day medical and behavioral science, art and sound, are used to help us live more harmoniously with ourselves, each other and the earth. Prior to joining The Open Center, Guttler was Chief Operating Officer for Global Treehouse, a Tokyo-based startup combining meditation, creativity, collaboration and problem solving for large corporate clients. He previously led the growth of several business lines at Delos, a health, technology and real estate firm that focuses on optimizing the built environment for occupant health. Ross has served as an advisor to startups in the wellness and proptech spaces as well as held leadership roles on numerous industry and non-profit boards. He received a B.S. in Economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

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