Steve Sansweet is the President and CEO of Rancho Obi-Wan, the world's largest collection of Star Wars memorabilia. Prior to Rancho Obi-Wan, Sansweet was a reporter and bureau chief at The Wall Street Journal. In 1996, Sansweet went to work for Lucasfilm, where he became Director of Content Management and head of Fan Relations. In his role at Lucasfilm, Sansweet wrote sixteen books about Star Wars, including the Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia. Though he has since left Lucasfilm, he continues to operate in an advisory role. He is also a member of the 501st Legion, and an honorary member of a number of other fan groups.