LACI - VP Programs
Erik Steeb is Chief Programs Officer at LACI, driving portfolio company pipeline, development and mentoring. Erik also leads LACI’s satellite incubator expansion program and is responsible for the LACI satellite incubators in Silicon Valley and at California State University Northridge.
In addition to his work with LACI, Erik is an angel investor in early stage startups, is on the boards of the Cleantech Open, the First Look West (FLOW) DOE University Competition and Pick My Solar, a new online marketplace for residential solar. Through these roles, Erik works with more than 100 early stage companies each year, honing their business strategies, connecting them with investors, customers, business partners, and advisors.
Prior to his move to cleantech, Erik held corporate senior management roles in marketing, sales and business development, most recently at Intel Corporation. Steeb holds a BS in Electrical Engineering with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.