Kahn Media Dan Kahn founded Kahn Media in 2008 with the premise of merging public relations tactics with consumer engagement through branding, social media and influencer marketing. The company, based in Moorpark, has 25 employees, including publicists, social strategists and other creatives and developers. The company was named one of the fastest growing in the country by Inc. magazine two years in a row, and it is a member of the Forbes Agency Council as a PR/Digital advisor. Kahn serves on the board of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). BEST ADVICE: “Treat people with kindness and respect, but never be afraid to ask for what’s owed you. If you don’t stand up for yourself, nobody else will either.” From my grandfather, Julian Kahn. FAVORITE BOOK: “The Old Man and the Sea” by Ernest Hemingway. I absolutely love the economy of language.