NEW YORK, USA // Steve Milton is an award-winning creative leader whose work focuses on culture, innovation and experience. He is the co-founder of Listen, a NYC based agency working with companies and artists to build deep relationships with their audiences. Milton has collaborated with artists globally from Brian Eno to Childish Gambino and he has helped launch, grow, and reposition some of the world’s leading products and brands including Microsoft, Tinder, Virgin, HoloLens and Jim Beam.
Milton’s sensory-driven approach to brand has been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Wired and The Verge, as well as SXSW and CMJ where he has led industry panels on creative collaboration, interactive design and the future of music, art and technology. His work helps audiences understand the profound emotional connection we have with sound and music particularly, and how it helps us relate to products, brands, and the world around us.
As a performer, Milton has toured internationally, and his music has been recognized by Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, and others. Milton earned a Master’s degree in Musicology from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied postmodern theory and new media.