Steve joined AeroVironment in 2002 to define the market entry strategy for one of the company’s first commercial product lines. Reporting to the company’s CEO he works to define, quantify and target new market opportunities in both its Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Efficient Energy Systems businesses. Steve communicates regularly with members of the press, Wall Street analysts and institutional investors to ensure an accurate understanding of AeroVironment’s growth strategy, product and service offering, competitive environment and long-term prospects.
Steve received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from UCLA and later earned an MBA with a focus on Marketing from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master’s in International Management with an emphasis on Latin America from the Joseph H. Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining AeroVironment Steve worked as a management consultant, serving global enterprises in the Aerospace and Telecommunications industries.