Steve pioneered the development of emerging telecommunications markets in Russia, Europe and China during the 1990's while serving as Executive Vice President of DirectNet.
In 1999, he developed the wholesale business for Talk.com which became the underlying provider for AOL's long distance service.
In 2000, he joined Arbinet (ARBX) as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing and positioned Arbinet as the most successful telecommunications trading exchange in the world.
Having begun his career at GTE in 1984, he brings a blend of entrepreneurial and utility perspective to today's markets for electricity.
Stephen earned his B.A. in Economics at UCLA and the University of Lund in Sweden. He holds an MBA from California Lutheran University.