Ian Sohn Bio

Senior Vice President, 360° Digital Influence Strategist

Ian Sohn is a senior strategist with the 360° Digital Influence Group at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide. Ian is based in Ogilvy PR’s Chicago office.

Ian develops and executes digital communications strategies for clients like Tropicana, CDW, Huggies, Ford and Brazil.

Ian’s experience includes more than a decade of international strategic marketing, business development, new media, strategic alliance and public relations with some of the world’s most valued brands, including Nokia and Sony.

Prior to joining Ogilvy PR in 2007, Ian spent three years as a marketer with Nokia’s Multimedia business group. Based in New York, Ian managed Nokia’s global marketing partnership strategy and process.

Prior to that, Ian learned the media and entertainment landscape in the corporate communications department at Sony Music. This led to roles at several marketing agencies where he led new media client engagements for Bayer, Capitol Records, Clear Channel Radio, Columbia Records, Mattel, Ralston-Purina, Rockstar Games, Universal Pictures and VH1.

Ian is a Chicago native, and in June of 2007 he and his family returned to the Windy City after 11 years in New York. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, and an MBA from New York University.

Ian actively blogs at Flagged For Follow Up and is a contributor to the Ogilvy PR 360° Digital Influence blog and the Ogilvy PR Travel & Tourism blog.

Ian can be found on Twitter at @iansohn.

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