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Mark Rampolla is the Founder and CEO of ZICO Beverages, the pioneer of the explosive coconut water category. Launched in 2004, ZICO has become the replenishment beverage of choice among yogis, athletes and celebrities alike and has grown over 100% per year for eight consecutive years. Mark and ZICO have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Bloomberg, CNBC, Business Week, and other media outlets. In 2010, BevNet named Mark Innovator of the Year. In 2009 The Coca-Cola Company purchased a minority stake in ZICO and in 2012 increased their stake to a majority position. Mark was a Peace Corps volunteer in Central America and managed a number of businesses for International Paper in Latin America. He graduated from Marquette University and has an MBA and Masters of Environmental Management from Duke University. Mark, his wife, Maura, and their daughters, Ciara and Alexis, reside in Redondo Beach, CA.RSVP required.