Back to Mobile View
Subscribe to the CrunchBase Daily for the latest on Fundings, Acquisitions, and Startup Events


Harvard University, BA
Harvard Business School, MBA


President & CEO

Web Presences


Richard Edelman

Richard Edelman is the president and CEO of the world’s largest public relations firm with 66 offices and 4,500 employees worldwide.

The firm was recently named “PR Agency of the Decade” by both Advertising Age and The Holmes Report, and “Large Agency of the Year” in 2011 by PRWeek US.

Richard has extensive experience in marketing and reputation management, with current assignments for Hewlett-Packard, SAP and PepsiCo.

Richard was named the fifth most powerful executive by PRWeek in 2012. He is regarded as an industry thought leader and posts weekly to his blog, 6 A.M.

He serves on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council, the Atlantic Council, the Children’s Aid Society, the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. He is a member of the World Economic Forum, the Arthur Page Society and PR Seminar.

Richard has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Recent Milestones



Edit This Page
Last Edited 2/3/14

Revision History RSS Picture


Share this page on Twitter or Facebook:
Or copy this code to embed a widget: customize »

External Links

CrunchBase API


Become a Sponsor
Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Licensing Policy