Rum Ekhtiar
US PR/Strategic consultancy

Rum has more than 20 years of experience in brand and agency leadership in the United States and internationally. Whether it's launching a life-saving vaccine or repositioning an aging insurance company into a tech firm, Rum has distinguished himself by helping some of the world's leading brands and agencies transform themselves and communicate efficiently.
As head of business development for MSL (Publicis' American branch) and the Ruder Finn agency, Rum has deployed his tremendous energy to win new business opportunities for his companies. Through his experiences, Rum has implemented complex but creative brand strategies that work—all while uniting the brand’s teams towards a common goal.