Sr. Vice President, Digital Services & Delivery
Steve Acken is a 20-year communications veteran specializing in digital and mainstream marketing integration. He oversees operations and account service for the Digital Practice, helping companies to effectively establish their strategic online presence and create measurable programs laddering back to business KPIs.
Working with clients to create experiences that transform the relationship between their brand, their consumers and the cultural trends around them, Steve helps teams plan and launch engaging creative and digital programs that solve business challenges. His account experience spans numerous blue chip organizations including Allstate, Panasonic, Boehringer Ingelheim, Xerox, Eli Lilly, Sodastream, Yahoo!, SAS, Logitech, and others. In the past, Steve has held multiple roles within the Environics Group of Companies, including Vice President of the Technology Practice with communications and marketing work touching a number of disciplines including account management and strategic planning, media and analyst relations, corporate communications, and crisis management.
Recognized by his peers for award-winning work, Steve has received an International Association of Business Communicator’s (IABC) Silver Leaf Award of Excellence, along with numerous IABC Ovation Awards of Excellence and of Merit for various marketing communications programs. Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from DePauw University and lives with his wife Vanessa and their daughter Samantha and son James.
Steve prides himself on being a trusted advisor to both colleagues and clients alike, and believes the key to building strong customer relationships begins with understanding audience needs and responding in a purposeful way – through compelling interactive content that creates value, builds awareness and drives action.