Steve is a serial entrepreneur and seasoned manager with emphasis on telematics, location-based services, automation and robotics, and hybrid renewable energy management industries. He co-founded Automatiks, which focuses on coupling renewable energy sources with battery storage and remote monitoring control. Previously, Steve co-founded Dash Navigation, the first internet-connected navigation and mapping device that integrated vehicle probe data for enhanced real-time traffic and mapping. Dash Navigation was ultimately acquired by Research in Motion (Blackberry). Earlier in his career, Steve also founded Fastline InfoAccess and MobileAria.
Steve was a member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Intelligent Transportation Systems as well as the SAE Standards Committee Task Force for EV Communications. He is a frequent panelist and moderator at leading industry conferences. Steve earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.