Steve Stoute
Founder & CEO, Translation
Biography
Steve Stoute is the founder and CEO of the innovative and industry-leading marketing firm Translation. For more than a decade, he has worked to identify and activate a new generation of consumers on behalf of iconic brands such as State Farm, Jeep, and the NBA—helping them thrive in the changing cultural landscape.

In 2011, Stoute added “author” to his list of accomplishments with the release of his acclaimed book, The Tanning of America, which teaches corporate America how to engage with today’s young adult market. Before founding Translation, Stoute spent 10 years as a senior executive at a series of leading music labels, including Sony and Interscope Geffen A&M Records.
Steve Stoute
Founder & CEO, Translation
SPEAKER FILM
Steve Stoute — Signal and Noise
Steve Stoute — Signal and Noise

Steve Stoute, founder and CEO of Translation, considers how diversity and inclusion have informed his role as a marketer and communicator. Having witnessed the segmentation of AM and FM radio while growing up, Stoute realized the power of bringing differing viewpoints and cultures together. In his work with Translation, Stoute brings his beliefs to life by encouraging brands to highlight the shared values between us.