Who is Steve Poizner?
Stephen Leo "Steve" Poizner is an American businessman, entrepreneur and Republican politician, who was elected State Insurance Commissioner of California in November 2006, and concluded the 4-year term in January 2011.
Poizner has been a successful Silicon Valley high tech entrepreneur, founding and successfully selling SnapTrack, Inc., Strategic Mapping, Inc, and EmpoweredU. In 2001, following privately held SnapTrack's sale for $1.0 billion to Qualcomm, Poizner served a year as a White House Fellow in the National Security Council. Starting one week before the September 11, 2001 attacks, Poizner held the position of Director of Critical Infrastructure Protection, and was involved in developing Homeland Security programs relating to cybersecurity and emergency response communication protocols.
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- Jan 4, 1957
- United States of America
- University of Texas at Austin
- Stanford Graduate School of Business
- Stanford University
- Lived in
- Los Gatos
on July 23, 2013
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