Steve Furney-Howe joined NVIDIA in 2008 as vice president of business development and sales efforts in Asia Pacific for Quadro and Tesla. Since 2009, he has also served as vice president of sales and site manager for Japan. Prior to joining NVIDIA he was a vice president at Sun Microsystems, where he held various positions in sales and marketing. Prior to Sun, Furney-Howe was a land use planning and policy analyst for the State of California Coastal Commission. He holds a BS degree in earth sciences and an MBA from Stanford University.