Stephen Lehtonen | Growthink

Stephen Lehtonen

Stephen Lehtonen

“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite”

– William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Stephen is a consultant and entrepreneur with 13 years of experience in private sector and nonprofit ventures.  He comes to Growthink from Integreon where he managed the Southern California region for their research division.  Before joining Integreon, Stephen worked at Gallup, where he served as a learning and development consultant.  There, he helped managers translate organizational behavior research into practical actions that drove business results.  He has started and run a consulting firm that focused on strategy, marketing and learning and development needs for nonprofit and early-stage companies in New York.  He also founded a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles.

Notable Client Engagements:

·       Led a mobile application market scan for a $33B media company, providing key insights to the research and product development team.  The analysis supported the go/no-go decision on a branded mobile application for TV viewers

·       Helped a retail company grow business by 3x over targeted period, launching new products and supporting multi-store growth

·       Supported a purchase process mapping study for a $5B SaaS company.  Interviewed 10-15 CTOs to understand buying behavior for SaaS products and customer support plans

Stephen has an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BA from the University of California at San Diego.