Ronn Torossian: Insights from a Native New Yorker and CEO of 5WPR

Ronn Torossian is the founder of 5WPR. As Founder & CEO of 5W Public Relations he has overseen the company’s fast growth and expansion to the Inc.500 list and has helped Fortune 500, Inc. 500, and Forbes 400 businesses become successful as well.

He is well-regarded as one of the foremost public relations experts in the United States. His views on public relations and communications, including crisis management, public affairs, and social media are thought of as authoritative and influential. Blue-chip companies, top business executives, and American and international executives have sought his counsel regarding their companies.

Torossian is also a regular contributor to Forbes, Inc., Bloomberg, CNBC, and The New York Observer on topics including marketing, entrepreneurship, media, innovation, leadership, and New York City. He is a member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization (YPO). The positive attitude Mr. Torossian has for his work has brought him a lot of accolades and rewards. Torossian was named a semifinalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year and was also named to PR Week’s “40 Under 40” List and Advertising Age’s “40 Under 40” list. American Business Awards also named him Public Relations Executive of the Year.

Today, his company employs 175 Public Relations professionals in New York City. Outside of work, Mr. Torossian lives a full life. He also speaks on a regular basis at colleges and universities and is a board member of numerous not-for-profit organizations. Torossian is a native New Yorker and the proud father of two daughters with whom he resides on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
ronn torossian is the CEO and Founder of 5W Public Relations

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