President, Consumer and Film Division, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company
Effective January 1, 2015, Steven Overman is President of the Consumer and Film Division and Kodak’s Chief Marketing Officer. He reports to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Clarke.
As President of the Consumer and Film Division, Overman leads Kodak’s most consumer-facing division, with responsibility for consumer inkjet solutions, motion picture and commercial films, synthetic chemicals, and consumer products. This division is responsible for the exploration of other potential initiatives in the consumer space.
In his Chief Marketing Officer role, Overman is responsible for leading a global, company-wide renewal of the Kodak brand to increase its power, relevance and value. He leads the strategic development and coordination of Kodak‘s brand identity; global marketing programs and activities; and communication of Kodak’s vision, strategy and progress in an integrated way to all of the company’s stakeholders. The Board of Directors elected him a Senior Vice President effective January 2015.
Overman previously served as vice president and global head of brand strategy and marketing creation for Nokia from June 2010 until April 2013. He also held several different leadership roles in technology companies and marketing services agencies. In those roles, his responsibilities included corporate brand strategy and execution, product and service innovation, corporate strategic initiatives, product launches and sales development. He was among the first employees at Wired.
Early in his career, Overman was a multimedia artist whose photographic and motion picture work was exhibited at leading international galleries. He also was the director’s assistant for the 1993 Academy Award-winning film Philadelphia, supporting all aspects of the film’s creative development and production.
Overman is the author of The Conscience Economy, How a Mass Movement for Good Is Great for Business (Bibliomotion, October 2014).
Overman is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.