September 9, 2014 @ 7:00pm
Tom Steyer is an investor, philanthropist and advanced energy advocate. He is the President of NextGen Climate, an organization that acts politically to avert climate disaster and preserve American prosperity. Before retiring from the private sector, Tom founded and was the Senior Managing Member of Farallon Capital Management. Tom and Kat created the Oakland-based Beneficial State Bank and Foundation, which provides loans and banking services to underserved small businesses, communities, and individuals.Tom serves on Stanford’s Board of Trustees, where he and his wife founded the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy and the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. Tom also founded Advanced Energy Economy, which works with businesses to make energy secure, clean and affordable, and Next Generation, which addresses energy and children’s policy issues. Tom and Kat live in San Francisco and have four children.