Ken Hagihara – President
Public Relations, Marketing
Ken brings over 17 years of public relations experience, helping companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in the technology, non-profit, hospitality, government, and consumer products industries build awareness and drive demand for their products and services. He also proudly serves as a public affairs officer in the United States Navy Reserve where he executes Navy outreach events, serves as a Navy spokesperson and provides media training to senior leadership. Ken is also on the adjunct faculty for California State University Fullerton’s College of Communications where he teaches upper division courses in the public relations emphasis.
With an extensive background as a certified electronic technician working in the areas of computers, networking and communications, Ken brings a rare perspective to his clients and to the media. His technical background gives him the unique ability as a public relations consultant to understand technology at a deep level and translate the information to maximize the effectiveness of communications with a wide variety of audiences.
Ken earned his Masters in Communication Management at University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communications. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications (Public Relations Emphasis) from California State University Fullerton and holds an Associate of Arts degree from Orange Coast College. He has also completed graduate level work in the MBA program at the University of California, Irvine, Graduate School of Management.