Posted

21 days ago

Location

Boston, MA

Description

We are excited to announce the recruitment for the CEO role for an early stage weather forecasting startup in Boston.

Our client is founded by top scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Instituted and MIT and backed by a top tier investor. They build long-range weather forecasting models and software using ocean data and machine learning. These models can predict weather 3 weeks to 9 months ahead more accurately than anyone else on the planet. Their product allows companies to make more informed decisions running their business.

The Role:

We are seeking a commercially-minded CEO that has previous early stage start-up experience with a successful track record of achievement. The ideal profile would include someone with the following skills, mindset and experience:

  • Visionary profile and great storyteller - can shape and drive the company direction
  • Enterprise sales skills: Data or API-based SaaS products
  • Ability to lay out Go-to-Market strategy, branding, position, messaging
  • Knowledge of weather and related markets: Ag, Energy, insurance, commodities and retail
  • Proven commercial success
  • Operations experience
  • Mission focused - huge emphasis on climate mission and how it impacts everything we do

Compensation: competitive base with founder-level equity