Prior to joining The Westly Group, Mr. Dorsey co-headed the Bay Area Equity Fund, a $75 million double-bottom line venture capital fund that achieved top quartile returns based mostly on cleantech investments. In this capacity he raised and managed the fund, serving on the investment committee from the fund’s inception. The fund had successful investments in Tesla Motors (NASDAQ), PowerLight (acquired by SunPower), Pandora Media (NASDAQ), BrightSource (S-1 filed), and SolarCity. Before the Bay Area Equity Fund, Mr. Dorsey worked as an investment banker, primarily to technology companies, for 20 years. He served as Head of Technology Investment Banking of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Cowen & Co. In this capacity he worked with most leading venture capital firms as an agent and made venture capital investments as a principal. Mr. Dorsey holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Yale School of Management. He serves on the Board of Directors of United Way of the Bay Area and advisory boards of Stanford University.