Mr. Steve Stoute is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Translation. He serves as a Board Member at Genius. He is the Founder of United Masters and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stoute also served as Advisor at Pegasus Capital Advisors. He is the driving force behind one of the leading and most influential brand marketing firms in the industry. Among his clients are such worldwide marketers as McDonald's, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Samsung and General Motors. In October 2007, Mr. Stoute sold a minority stake of Translation Consultation + Brand Imaging to The Interpublic Group, the third-largest agency company in the world. In 2008, Mr. Stoute and Shawn Carter (aka Jay-Z) co-founded Translation Advertising, the advertising division of Translation Consultation + Brand Imaging. From 1990 to 1999, Mr. Stoute was a top executive at several leading labels in the music industry. He also served as the chairman at Carol's Daughter.