ClimaCell Company Overview
ClimaCell is the world’s leading weather intelligence engine, powering the most compelling insights for teams to drive actions and collaboration around the world.
Building the most robust weather platform in the world, ClimaCell’s technology enables partners like JetBlue, Ford, AWS, The New England Patriots, National Grid and more to understand how the weather impacts their business operations and implement predictive action plans to improve efficiency, safety, and revenue.
ClimaCell’s stands apart through its AI powered Weather-of-Things technology, which offers hyper local weather insights for businesses via aggregation and data modeling from wireless networks, street cameras, drones, connected cars and more all around the globe.
Founded in 2015 by Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan former jet pilots and weather enthusiasts, ClimaCell is in hyper growth mode with 7x revenue growth in 2019 and offices in Boston, Boulder, Tel Aviv, and Singapore. ClimaCell also operates ClimaCell.org, a non-profit focused on improving access to weather data globally, helping save and transform billions of lives in developing countries.
Jobs at ClimaCell
Shimon served in the Israeli Air Force for 11 years in several managerial and commanding positions. Multiple near-death weather-related experiences during his service stoked a fascination with the weather, that little thing that affects us all. He’s also passionate about soccer and can recall any statistic whether you ask him to or not. Shimon holds a BA in economics from Ben Gurion University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Rei served in the Israeli Air Force for ten years, managing R&D projects and cross-branch operations. He is passionate about developing technologies that change lives, and transforming seemingly crazy ideas into reality. Rei is an avid cook and chooses where to live based on the local cuisine. He holds a BA in economics from Ben Gurion University, an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Itai served as an officer in an elite commando unit of the IDF for 6 years. Later he became a software engineer at Apple where he directed and implemented technologies related to the memory hardware in mobile products. Itai could probably win any professional food eating competition, and when not caring for his baby, he enjoys free diving. Itai holds a degree in electrical engineering from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
VP of People & Culture
Osnat has 18 years of People & Culture leadership experience from several global startups. In her last role, she was the VP of People at Sears Israel and supported the company as its employee-base grew 5X in 6 years. In addition, for the last couple of years, she volunteered in two NGOs as an Organizational Consultant. Osnat holds an MSc in Organizational Behavior from TA University along with a degree in Group Facilitation and Coaching. In her free time, you'll find her chasing after her toddler twins.
VP of New Technologies
Yuval has over a decade of experience in prototyping and introducing new technologies. He served as a Captain in the IDF’s elite signal intelligence unit, 8200, leading innovative teams and projects, deployed rapid prototyping devices for Intel (high-speed networking) and Apple (Storage devices and the Apple Watch), and advised numerous tech companies on Digital and Technology transformation with McKinsey and Company. Yuval holds a B.Sc. (magna cum laude) In Electrical Engineering from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and an MBA (with distinction) from Harvard Business School.
Chief Financial Officer
Paul is a seasoned finance leader with over 20 years of experience at companies ranging from startup to Fortune 100, Prior to ClimaCell, Paul held leadership roles in other venture-backed software startups, serving as CFO of InAuth (acquired by American Express), CFO of Intigua, VP of Finance at Zerto and VP of Finance at Register.com (acquired by Web.com). Earlier in his career, Paul assumed financial management roles at Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company, PepsiCo and GE Capital. Paul is a CPA with a BA in economics from Bar Ilan University and MBA from Yale University.
Daniel Rothenberg PhD
Before joining ClimaCell, Daniel was a scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he developed novel modeling tools. As a leader in his field, he organized and chaired scientific conferences and helped to found new initiatives in the geosciences aimed at building high-performance, open-source toolkits for working massive climate datasets. Before his PhD, he completed a BS in atmospheric science at Cornell University. Daniel passionately advocates for using “big data” in all domains — especially weather and climate — to better inform decision-making and to protect lives and property.
What’s unique about ClimaCellers?
Who are we looking for?
How do we work together?
We show each other empathy and work as a team. We believe in a can-do mentality, mutual respect, mentorship, leadership, creativity, and diversity.''
How do we succeed?
The best things about working at ClimaCell are the people and the mission. Every day I get to work with world-class scientists and engineers on problems that really matter, such as bringing weather information to underserved communities around the world. We are all working towards the same goal and everyone is truly passionate about their work, dedicated to the cause, and truly cares about their fellow ClimaCellers
In ClimaCell, we get the top talents to research and design best weather and air quality products. We are supported by our amazing product managers and software engineers to make the products most accessible to our clients and the public. It is one of the most exciting moments when our algorithms and knowledge are no longer confined in our brains, but are set free in the vast ocean of internet
After my first week at ClimaCell, it felt like I had worked here for 6 months. I think there’s something to be said about that. The entire team is welcoming and invested in each other’s success. And I’m not just saying that. The company seeks certain traits of their employees that benefits the culture in indescribable ways. There's also a unique level of trust here that allows each ClimaCeller to be aware of their role in fulfilling the company’s mission