Steve Vassallo is the General Partner at Foundation Capital and the author of The Way to Design.
Steve started his career in 1994 as a Project Lead and Engineer at IDEO. From 1999 to 2002, he was a Director of Mechanical Engineering at Immersion. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a VP Product & Engineering at Ning. Later, he served on the Board of Directors at Control4, Pocket and The Nueva School.
In 2007, Steve became the General Partner at Foundation Capital. Steve is the convener and host of Product Minds, a Foundation Capital series of conversations with industry leaders about the art, science, and drive that go into building great products.
In 1993 Steve received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Later, he obtained a Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business.