Career has roots deep in the high tech industries of Silicon Valley, in San Jose CA. Steve has 40+ years of high tech experience. He worked as a Silicon Valley design and development engineer for several emerging companies, and later as VP of Engineering and Marketing. Steve was responsible product development and worldwide marketing for computerized testing systems used in semiconductor manufacturing. Currently he is founder/CEO of Jackson CA based SunnyCal Solar, providing design and installation of solar-electric systems. He established the SunnyCal Solar Store selling solar products directly to consumers, offering traditional components and internally-developed specialized products.