Stephan is Founder and Managing Partner of Resourcient Group LLC in San Francisco, a new initiative to promote scalable investment in resource efficient businesses.
He has spent more than 30 years as a lawyer, investor, founder and director helping technology-driven Silicon Valley companies in the information technology, communications, biotechnology and clean energy fields grow to global scale. Until recently, he was also Managing Director at VantagePoint Capital Partners; leading its CleanTech Group since its inception. Prior to joining VantagePoint in 1999, he spent 17 years as a corporate and securities attorney, lastly as Chairman of the Life Sciences Group and Managing Partner for the Palo Alto office of the then 900-lawyer Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison.
He is a graduate of the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia (BCP) and the University of Virginia School of Law (JD).