Translator is an experience design agency based in Milwaukee, WI specializing in human centered business. Established in 2010, we serve a diverse roster of clients throughout the nation. From tech startups to established nonprofits, local craft breweries to the White House, our clients share one attribute: a commitment to understanding their true challenges and approaching solutions from a user, or person-centered perspective. We pride ourselves on collaborating with our clients to ensure that all strategy is sustainable beyond the completion of a project or engagement. We are known for helping organizations become “un-stuck” at critical moments of their development.
Translator has long served as an intellectual hub and a community curator of people and ideas. Translator’s unique and customized approach to problem solving has stimulated some of the most innovative thinking in the Milwaukee business community. With programming and facilitation led by Translator’s founder, Cynthia Thomas, Translator clients have access to nationally recognized expertise in both one-on-one and group settings. Coupled with Translator’s proven curation and custom design of nontraditional approaches to exploring and addressing the most “unsolvable” problems of its members, partnering with Translator stands apart from any other strategic planning or problem-solving experience.