Steven Wolfe Pereira
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Encantos
Steven Wolfe Pereira is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Encantos, PBC (“Encantos”), the web3 platform empowering creators to help kids love learning.
An award-winning public benefit corporation, Encantos is democratizing, diversifying, and personalizing both what and how kids learn. Under his leadership, Encantos was named one of the top six edtech startups to watch by The Information, one of the top 100 startups in 2020 by Business Insider and was recently named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021.
Mr. Wolfe Pereira is an accomplished executive with more than 25 years of experience in technology, media and financial services. 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, Mr. Wolfe Pereira is a data-driven leader known for his ability to build and scale brands by connecting digital strategies to business outcomes. Honored in 2020 as one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Marketing & Advertising, Mr. Wolfe Pereira is also a passionate thought leader on multicultural consumers and how diversity is a growth driver for business.
Prior to Encantos, Mr. Wolfe Pereira has served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Datalogix (acquired by Oracle), Neustar (acquired by Golden Gate Capital) and Quantcast. Mr. Wolfe Pereira 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 champion of women, diversity and STEAM education initiatives, Mr. Wolfe Pereira currently serves as a board director of Encantos, the Kapor Center’s SMASH program, the Latino Community Foundation and influencer marketing agency Whalar. 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, Mr. Wolfe Pereira now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.