Kara Ronin is an international business etiquette expert, keynote speaker and founder of Executive Impressions. Kara has spent over 10 years living an international life in Japan, the USA, and Europe including Tokyo, New York, and Lyon, and speaks Japanese as well as French. Kara began her career in business, and has worked for a Japanese trading house and for one of the Big 4 accounting firms in Tokyo as an international tax consultant.
After seeing how much cultural intelligence and social skills helped her reach her career goals, Kara decided to help others learn and benefit from these skills through online and in-person training programs at Executive Impressions. At Executive Impressions, Kara works with clients all around the world and from a variety of industries such as hospitality, finance, legal, education, mining and more. Her training programs focus on business etiquette, cross-cultural team development, leadership skills, body language, professional image, and netiquette.
Kara travels internationally for speaking and training. Her advice and perspectives have been featured in numerous publications including Time Inc., Business Insider India, The Local France, YFS Magazine, and more. She is regularly interviewed on podcasts, and was recently ranked as one of the Top 100 Leadership Experts to Follow on Twitter.
Kara uses a unique, results-oriented and modern approach to international business etiquette to help professionals interact with business people all around the world so they can effectively build relationships, retain clients, and improve their bottom line.
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