Steve Poizner

Founding Partner at Empowered Careers Corp.

Steve Poizner

Steve Poizner

Founding Partner at Empowered Careers Corp.

Career Highlights

Empowered Careers Corp.
Alliance for SoCal Innovation

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Primary Location

Los Gatos, CA, United States

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01/04/1957 - Corpus Christi, TX, United States



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Co-Founder at Qualcomm, Inc.

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Co-Founder at pSemi Corp.

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Partner at Ernst & Young LLP (Missouri)

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Director & Vice President-Organizational Development at Evonexus

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President & Director at Evonexus

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Director at Alliance for SoCal Innovation

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President at Dwight C. Baum Investments

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Vice President, Engineering & Program Operations at Lockheed Martin Corporation

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Member, Board of Councilors at University of Southern California - Viterbi School of Engineering

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Steve Poizner
Founding Partner at Empowered Careers Corp.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Valedictorian
Class of 1978

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

MBA with Honors

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Lifetime Member

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

2003 -

The California Charter Schools Association advances the charter school movement through state and local advocacy, leadership on accountability, and resources for member schools. CCSA is a trusted source of data and information on California's charter schools for parents, authorizers, legislators, the press and other interested groups.

2001 - 2002

White House Fellows program is one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Career History
Insurance Commissioner
2007 - 2011
2001 - Prior

EdVoice brings together the ingredients to drive change in California schools. With in-depth policy expertise and a commitment to looking to research and real-world results for policy solutions, EdVoice advocates for key policy changes that will make a difference for all California's students.

Director of Critical Infrastructure Protection, Office of Cybersecurity

The National Security Council was established by the National Security Act of 1947 (PL 235 - 61 Stat. 496; U.S.C. 402), amended by the National Security Act Amendments of 1949 (63 Stat. 579; 50 U.S.C. 401 et seq.). Later in 1949, as part of the Reorganization Plan, the Council was placed in the Executive Office of the President.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Councilors

Established in 1885 the Viterbi School of Engineering (formerly the USC School of Engineering) is located at the University of Southern California in the United States. It was renamed on March 2, 2004, as the Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering in honor of Qualcomm co-founder Andrew Viterbi and his wife Erna, who had recently donated $52 million to the school.

Selection Committee

Evonexus provides information technology and services. The company is headquartered in La Jolla, CA.

Political Donations

Former Founding Chief Executive Officer at Partnership Schools


Founder at Group Inc.

Political Donations Received
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Empowered Careers Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Empowered Careers Corp. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Empowered Careers Corp. operates as a mobile learning platform technology company. The company was founded by Stephen L. Poizner in 2011 and is headquartered in Campbell, CA.

Creative Works

Mount Pleasant

Washington, DC, United States
37th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference

Conservatives will convene at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C. for the 37th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference February 18-20, 2010. The event features addresses from top conservative leaders and media personalities as well as smaller break-out training sessions

Los Angeles, CA, United States
2009 Milken Institute State of The State Conference

California's leading business executives and policy makers gathered for a day of insight and debate about this state's future at the 11th Annual State of the State Conference, Oct. 20, 2009, in Los Angeles.

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