Steve Westly

VX2019: Public Transit's Adaptation to IoT, the Shared Economy, & Ubiquitous Information

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Deborah Flint

At the VerdeXchange 2019 Conference, the foremost stewards of mobility in California met to discuss coming innovations in air, train, and vehicle travel—particularly autonomous technology.

Steve Westly: Global Shift to Cleantech Has Already Happened

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Steve Westly

Former California State Controller and investor Steve Westly addressed the VerdeXchange 2018 Conference to illustrate how the new Internet of Things data-driven economy is evolving from the oil and auto industry economy, lifting innovation to irreversible heights around the globe. Westly explains how California is playing a crucial leadership role.

Steve Westly More Bullish Than Ever on Cleantech & Internet of Things

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Steve Westly

Steve Westly, former California State Controller and Chief Financial Officer, delivered remarks at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)’s GloSho’15 conference, drawing on his long experience in energy innovation to focus on the remarkable progress of renewable energy technology and commercialization. Here, VX News presents an edited transcript of his address. Westly comments on trends in the sustainability and cleantech markets, such as the dropping costs of renewables and the surge of Internet of Things technologies, offering his perspective on the forces driving these trends and how companies across industries can take advantage of them. Having traced the trajectory of technological and financial innovations aimed at sustainability, he concludes by divulging his predictions for the cleantech market’s future—a future, he argues, centered in California.

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