Meet The Founder/Host

Rich Klein

Rich Klein, president of Rich Klein Crisis Management and Rich Social Media, has 30 years of experience in journalism and public relations. He founded The Crisis Show in June 2012 and, two years later, the show has been seen at least once in more than 100 countries. In early 2014, he became the first person in the world approved by Google as The Crisis Management Advisor on Google Helpouts.

Klein has written numerous articles and spoken before legal and business groups about crisis communications, media relations and social media. He has also been quoted on crisis management issues in a wide variety of trade publications.

A former reporter and editor, Klein started blogging in 2004 and has been a social media/tech addict since its inception. His passions are fighting bigotry, the music of Led Zeppelin, practicing  Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do , playing basketball, Reiki, cooking and fine art photography.