Steven Atneosen, Vice President of Corporate Development XPT, a division of NIO Steven Atneosen is the Vice President of Corporate Development for XPT, a division of NIO, and leads business and product strategy through invention, investments, and acquisitions. His career spans over 20 years’ growing disruptive technology companies in the EV/AV, mobility, healthcare, and gaming industries. He has been a growth advisor for early stage startups through Grand Chasm Ventures and as a mentor at StartX (Stanford) and SkyDeck (Berkeley) accelerators. Prior to XPT Steven was SVP, Corporate Development, General Counsel and Secretary for StayWell Health Management, accountable for StayWell’s product and partner strategy until StayWell was merged with Krames and later acquired by Merck. Early on, Steven began supporting entrepreneurs and startups as an IP, franchise and technology lawyer at Mackall Crounse & Moore. He also served as Vice President and General Counsel for two global technology companies: first at CarParts Technologies, a leading provider of supply chain software solutions for the automotive industry; and then at Aristocrat Technologies, the second largest technology provider to hospitality and gaming. Prior to his private and corporate work, he was appointed to a United States Supreme Court appeal team for Minnesota vs. Dickerson at the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.