Steve Cranford is CEO and Managing Director of Whisper. Whisper is a property development consultancy, creating intellectual real estate through communications strategy to attract audiences, extend influence and generate returns for companies such as Qantas Airways, Levi Strauss, and Sunkist Foods.
An entrepreneurial leader who moves easily within multinational cultures and business disciplines, Steve brings two decades of experience in business and brand strategy.
He and the Whisper team guide client engagements in a variety of industries for organizations in North America, the Middle East, and Pacific Rim.
Steve is a frequent commentator on brands, business, and sustainability. He is a speaker at business forums in world cities such as New York, Dubai and Bogota.
He is quoted in media such as the Financial Post, BBC, and MediaPost. His blog commentaries are recognized by Fast Company magazine for their "on-target brand insights." Steve was awarded a Juris Doctorate from the School of Law at Washburn University, and is a graduate of the Kelce School of Business at Pittsburg State University.