Steve Knowles

CEO & Co-founder, Accordant

Steve Knowles is CEO and Co-founder of Accordant, acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network in May 2017. With more than 20 years’ experience in marketing, Steve has played key roles in developing some of Australia's foremost digital businesses including as Head of Digital Marketing at Adobe, CEO and Founder of Downstream Marketing and part of the original management team of eBay Australia. 

As CEO and Founder of Downstream Marketing, Steve is responsible for building what was Australia's largest digital performance media agency, before the brand’s acquisition by Efficient Frontier and Adobe in 2012. Steve went on to establish Accordant in 2014 with Scott King, which is one of only two agencies worldwide to achieve the title of ‘Adobe Media Optimisation Specialisation’. Stephen has a Bachelors of Economics degree from Nottingham University and lives in Sydney with his wife and two daughters.

Steve Knowles, CEO & Co-founder, Accordant

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