Steve Goldband, Ph.D.
Dr. Steve Goldband has a background in both Clinical Psychology and technology entrepreneurship. He is currently Senior Research Scientist and Director of Private Sector Initiatives
of the Stanford Center on Longevity, where he works on creating new and
innovative collaborations between Stanford researchers and industry to
benefit the population at all ages.
Dr. Goldband has been a technology
entrepreneur, worked in various management, marketing and engineering
roles in several prominent Silicon Valley firms, and served on a university faculty.
He also has experience developing tools to change human behavior. He co-founded smokeClinic, a
venture that brought together state of the art behavior therapy
developed with colleagues at Columbia University Medical School and
Internet technologies to deliver a smoking cessation program as
effective as face-to-face counseling that is scalable and low-cost.
Goldband was a software engineer and managed teams of developers at
IBM, Sun Microsystems, Apple and several start-up companies, much of
which was in the area of systems software, developer tools and compiler
engineering. Previously Goldband was a member of the Psychology
department faculty at University of Western Ontario, where he studied
the psychophysiology of stress and predisposition to coronary heart
Dr. Goldband received a B.A from Cornell University and a PhD in
Psychology from The University at Buffalo. He is also a photographer