Steve Hellman founded Mobility Impact Partners as a collaborative strategic investment platform for the emerging mobility ecosystem after building Energy Impact Partners into the leading private equity firm for the new energy economy. He also serves on the Boards of several businesses: Eos Energy Storage, which sells advanced batteries for stationary storage applications; Convergent Energy & Power, an energy storage asset developer; and Enernet Global, a developer of microgrid solutions. Mr. Hellman also built and exited a multi-billion dollar energy trading company, a large shipping company, a SaaS platform that global commodities companies use to manage information and transactions, and a $150 million commercial real estate business. Earlier in his career, he built two oil production companies and four oil refining ventures that were acquired by a French oil major. In recent years he acted as an Advisor to the US State Department working with Heads of State and Senior Ministers throughout Eurasia to resolve energy conflicts and to develop a strategy for oil and gas infrastructure development. He speaks Russian and Chinese, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and holds an MA (Industrial Engineering) and a BS (Political Science, Slavic Languages) from Stanford University (Phi Beta Kappa, 1987).