Mr. Steve Westly is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Partner at The Westly Group. He served as Board Member at WaterSmart Software and Flywheel. He also served as an Advisor of Mavatar. He serves as a Board Member at Vinli. He also serves as a Board Member at Edeniq, RadiumOne, Simple Energy. Prior to founding The Westly Group, he served as the Controller and Chief Fiscal Officer of the state of California. As Controller, he chaired the State Lands Commission and served on 63 other boards and commissions, including CalPERS and CalSTRS, the nation's two largest public pension funds, which together invest more than $350 billion. He currently serves on the Secretary of Energy's Advisory Board as a representative for the venture capital industry. Before running for office, he helped guide the online auction company eBay through its period of most rapid growth, serving as the Senior Vice President of Marketing, Business Development, M&A and International. He helped bring eBay to Europe and Asia and developed the marketing and acquisition strategies that paved the path for the firm's exponential growth. He holds a bachelor's degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business.