Kevin Rutherford

Member Since 2021

Kevin Rutherford



Seattle Area

Kevin Rutherford is the CEO of Nuun Hydration. With over 25 years of marketing and management experience, he has earned a reputation for growing challenger brands into market leaders. At Nuun, he is affectionately referred to as the “Chief Eternal Optimist” for his unwavering enthusiasm in unlocking the full potential of both opportunities and individuals. Kevin is committed to the principles of servant leadership and believes that a thriving company culture is crucial to the success of any business. Under his guidance, Nuun has been named a top company to work for by Outside Magazine four years in a row. Combining his years of experience at SC Johnson, Miller Brewing Company, Kashi Company, and Caldrea with a decidedly forward-thinking outlook, Kevin Rutherford knows that effective leadership requires recognizing the possibilities which exist within your industry, your team, and yourself.


September 15th, 2021

Three key philosophies on fostering a positive culture

How do you take the concept of a team and turn it into something extraordinary in the corporate setting?

September 10th, 2021

Want a better work-life balance? 15 tips for trimming time off the workweek

If you want to ensure you and your team have a healthy work-life balance, try these strategies for shortening the amount of time you’re devoting to your desk.

September 9th, 2021

16 effective management practices for leading remote teams

Leading a remote team can be challenging, but with the right strategies, you can keep your team aligned and productive no matter where they’re located.



Nuun is a hydration company with a mission to inspire more movement. Nuun electrolyte tablets and powders provide functional hydration products optimized for exercise, daily health, travel, immune support, energy and rest. Clean and Non-GMO Project verified ingredients, a refreshing taste and low sugar make Nuun a favorite amongst active consumers. Nuun products, like their tablets in their distinctive, colorful tubes, are convenient to carry and add to water, and are better for the environment than traditional bottled sports drinks. Consumers adding Nuun tablets to their reusable water bottles helped save the shipping of over 100 million pounds of water in 2018 alone. 15-year-old Nuun is the #1 selling sports drink supplement brand in running, cycling, outdoor and natural foods stores. The Seattle based company's culture and mission have been recognized by Outside Magazine, who named Nuun to its 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 'Best Places to Work' lists.


Corporate leadership