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Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory

Brian Steel

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BA, Economics, magna cum laude, Duke University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2012

2012-present, Director, Cleantech to Market, Energy Institute at Haas, UC Berkeley
2009-2011, Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development, PG&E Corporation
2004-2011, Chairman, International, and board member, Pandora Media
2003-2006, President, International, Overture Services
1999-2002, President and CEO, Idealab Silicon Valley, and Managing Director, Idealab
1996-1999, President, Chief Operating Officer, and board member, On Command
1993-1996, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, TELE-TV and prior executive roles at Pacific Telesis Group
1987-1992, Senior Vice President and co-head of the Real Estate Merchant Banking Group, Shearson Lehman Brothers

Current Research and Interests

  • Cleantech
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Innovation
  • Commercialization
  • Company Development


  • Cleantech to Market

Honors and Awards

  • Haas “Club of Six” 2013-2017 (double recipient in fall 2017)

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