“Climate change presents a unique challenge for economics: it is the greatest and widest-ranging market failure ever seen.”
– Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change
Scripps Institution of Oceanography has invited Lee Stein to be Keynote Speaker at its Climate Change and Business Conference, a two-day course co-sponsored by UCSD's RADY School of Management. Lee is a key participant in Scripp's efforts to demystify scientific conclusions as they relate to business risks and investing opportunities.
Scripps/RADY Program Schedule (PDF)
Scripps/RADY Program Website
Lee Stein (bio) is Managing Partner of Virtual Group, LLC. In addition to a passion for philanthropy and protecting the environment, Lee has successfully implemented ventures in the following areas:
Managing Partner of Virtual Group, LLC, a VC firm investing in early stage companies;
Founder of Prize Capital, an innovative venture financing model that capitalizes global competitions for finding solutions to health, scientific, and technological problems;
Real Estate Financing and Development
President of Seaport Village, an entertainment retailing complex in San Diego;
Co-founder of firm that developed Ramada Maingate at Disneyland, a 467-room hotel next to Disneyland, CA;
Inventor (3 patents), co-founder of First Virtual, Chairman and CEO at the time of its IPO, developed a secure online payment system, his IP subsequently acquired by eBay/Paypal;
Co-founder of Stein & Stein, a management and advisory company for high net worth individuals primarily in the entertainment industry.