Steve’s responsibilities include managing the Springboard Program and Nearsourcing Roundtable program as well as project leader of the CONNECT Innovation Report, The San Diego Innovation Assets Report and the Southern California Nexus of Innovation White Paper. Steve is a frequent speaker and writer on San Diego’s innovation economy.
Steve previously worked as a research assistant at the Harvard Business School, examining technological innovation in the semiconductor industry and models of effective senior management decision-making and action planning. Prior to joining CONNECT he served as a senior engagement manager for Oliver Wyman in New York and Europe. While at Oliver Wyman, he specialized in the financial services industry practice. Steve holds a Ph.D. from UC San Diego and an M.B.A. from Oxford University where he conducted research on emerging business model strategies in the biotech industry.