ClearSky Power & Technology Fund
Steve Foster is a Managing Director of ClearSky Power & Technology Fund. Steve brings over 30 years of technology and energy experience including 15 years in private equity and venture capital. Prior to ClearSky, Steve was a partner with Altira Group, an energy focus venture capital fund based in Denver, CO. Steve also spent ten years with TPG (formerly Texas Pacific Group) helping to start their venture capital and growth equity funds. Prior to TPG, Steve was a partner with Crosspoint Venture Partners. Prior to joining Crosspoint, Steve led business development at 3Com and held several roles at Hewlett Packard.
Prior investments include Optium (IPO then acquired by Finisar), Cloudshield Technologies (acquired by SAIC), Sierra Logic (acquired by Emulex), Aristos Logic (acquired by Adaptec), Chromatis (acquired by Lucent), Juniper Networks (NASDAQ: JNPR), and Xtreme Networks (NASDAQ: EXTR).
Steve holds a Master in Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and Bachelor degree in Accounting from Santa Clara University. He is a CPA.