A longtime resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, Rudolph Koppl attended the University of California, Berkeley, in the 1960s, completing his Bachelor of Science in Zoology. Pursuing a medical career, he enrolled at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University, where he earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine in 1970. For 23 years, Rudolph Koppl worked as a podiatric surgeon in San Francisco. He held professional certification through the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and served as a Fellow with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. In his practice, he treated a wide range of issues, including nerve injuries, tendon injuries, foot and ankle fractures, and arthritis. Rudolph Koppl made rounds at several hospitals and managed the medical operations at his clinic.
In 1993, Rudolph Koppl transitioned from medicine to a career as an entrepreneur, pursuing a wide range of business interests. Drawing on his knowledge of multiple languages, Rudolph Koppl developed partnerships across the globe. A current resident of Woodside, California, Rudolph Koppl continues to actively seek entrepreneurial opportunities, engaging in real estate development and other business ventures.