Honikman Forms Web-based Marketplace to Back Solar Projects

For Stephen Honikman, JD ’98, MS ’98, his legal training combined with his master’s degree in technology and human affairs has allowed him to pursue a range of entrepreneurial interests in emerging markets.

headshot - Stephen HonikmanAfter law school, Honikman moved to Silicon Valley, where he began working with new and established dot-com companies, drafting privacy policies and other business documents, and participating in internet product development.

Over time, I naturally fell into a sort of business to technology liaison, he says, bridging the gap between software engineers and business executives to provide better understanding of the other’s needs and constraints.

Born in a solar home, Honikman has always had an interest in renewable energy. After law school, I was looking for ways to merge my career in the web with my passion for all things related to sustainability, especially development of clean energy resources, he says.