A native of New York City, Ronn Torossian is the CEO and founder of 5WPR, which he founded out of one-room and today has 150 employees and is one of the largest privately owned PR firms in America.

Torossian is a two-time winner of PR Executive of the Year and is regularly featured in the media for his communications and PR expertise. Ronn writes for publications such as the Huffington Post, Business Insider, Wired Insights, and the New York Observer, and is also the author of the best-selling PR book "For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations", which is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble Online, and at bookstores nationwide.

Ronn Torossian is an art collector, avid reader and chess player. He is active in numerous philanthropies, having founded the Ronn Torossian Family Foundation to manage his philanthropic giving, and an active investor in start-up companies. He resides with his daughters in Manhattan.