Steve co-leads smart heating/cooling and advises on on-line platform.
Steve has 40 years of multi-disciplinary engineering and software development experience, and is passionate about strategic electrification of heating with heat pump technology. He is a co-founder of the HeatSmart Alliance. From 2000 to 2018, Steve was on the top management team for Coventor, Inc., a startup that developed specialized software for the semiconductor industry, serving as Vice President, Engineering and Sr. Director, MEMS Business. Steve was responsible for development of the company’s software products and overseeing company IT, and deeply involved with marketing and sales. Prior to joining Coventor, Steve held engineering management positions at Dragon Systems, developing speech recognition software for cars; at Kendall Square Research, a supercomputing startup; and at BBN Systems and Technologies focusing on high-performance computing and hydro-acoustics R&D. Steve holds multiple software patents. Steve has a Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering from MIT and a B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute.