Steven Wolfe Pereira, Board Member
Steven Wolfe Pereira is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Encantos, PBC (“Encantos”).
Encantos is an award-winning B-Corp with a mission to inspire 21st century kids to learn 21st century skills. Encantos builds purpose-driven direct-to-consumer family brands that incorporate 21st century learning, literacy and life skills – all connected by culture. As an entertainment education company, Encantos creates, designs, develops, licenses, and markets a diversified portfolio of award-winning family brands. These include the Emmy-nominated and Kidscreen award-winning #1 bilingual preschool brand Canticos, the adventure-based travel brand Tiny Travelers, and the Day of the Dead-inspired bravery brand Skeletitos. Based in Culver City, CA, Encantos is a proud female-owned public benefit corporation that puts diversity, equality, and inclusion at the heart of everything it creates.
An Emmy-nominated executive producer, Steven was named by Adweek as one of the “50 Most Indispensable Executives in Marketing, Media and Tech” as well as one of the top Chief Marketing Technology Officers. Steven has served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Datalogix (acquired by Oracle), Neustar (acquired by Golden Gate Capital) and Quantcast. Steven has also held executive roles at Publicis Groupe, Univision and Akamai Technologies. He began his career in finance at The Blackstone Group, Salomon Smith Barney (Citi) and Violy, Byorum & Partners.
A passionate supporter of women, diversity and STEAM education initiatives, Steven serves as a board director of the Ad Council, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), the Kapor Center’s SMASH program and the Presidio Graduate School. He earned a B.A. from Tufts University, was a Fulbright Scholar and completed the Greater Boston Executive MBA Program at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. A Dominican-American born and raised in New York, Steven now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.