Scott W. Klein

Scott W. Klein

Scott W. Klein is president and CEO of LanguageLine Solutions, as well as president of Specialized Services at Teleperformance. With greatly accelerated revenues, the company was acquired by Teleperformance in 2016. Scott has a passion for acquiring and nurturing talent, and during his tenure has built a leadership roster that is unsurpassed in our industry.

Prior to LanguageLine, Scott was CEO of SuperMedia, Inc., transitioning it from a Yellow Pages publisher to the nation’s largest ad agency for small and medium-sized businesses. Prior to that, Scott served as President and CEO of Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), a leading market research firm; President of the Consumer Industries, Retail And Energy division of Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS); President of PCMall, Inc., a $1.2 billion telesales, catalogue and Internet reseller of computer-related products; Executive V.P and COO for PrimeSource Building Products; as well as leadership roles with Pepsico Inc.; and Procter And Gamble Company. A graduate of Syracuse University, Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting.


Scott W. Klein is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with him through LinkedIn.
Business Transformation

Why breaking down language barriers is not only good for business but essential

Any business that does not have a sophisticated plan to communicate in multiple languages is looking at its potential business through a keyhole. That company may as well not have a website.  Here’s why: The U.S. Census recently released a once-in-a-decade look at diversity in America. The data showed a country that...