Rupen is the Global CMO at Dole Packaged Foods, a company that believes everyone should have equal access to nutrition and wellness, delivered in a positive and sustainable way. He co-founded TS/28 to partner with organizations and help them thrive in the conscious economy. He is a strong advocate of the responsibility a purposeful business and creativity have towards society, communities, and the planet, as well as shareholders.

Prior to Dole, he was Edelman’s Vice-Chairman across the Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. During this time, he led Edelman’s Women’s leadership network for the region and was a board member at Female Founders, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of gender equality in entrepreneurship and leadership.

He began his career with Mullen Lowe, where he spent two decades, leading the Asia-Pacific region for the last six years. He shares Don Quixote’s values in all he does.