Our mission is to help all the world’s people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change.
The Climate Corporation aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software and insurance products. The company’s proprietary technology platform combines hyper-local weather monitoring, agronomic data modeling, and high-resolution weather simulations to deliver climate.com, a solution that helps farmers improve their profits by making better informed operating and financing decisions, and Total Weather Insurance, an insurance offering that
pays farmers automatically for bad weather that may impact their profits. The company is also an authorized provider of the U.S. Federal crop insurance program, enabling authorized independent crop insurance agents to provide farmers with the industry’s most powerful full-stack risk management solution. In the face of increasingly volatile weather, the global $3 trillion agriculture industry depends on the company’s unique technologies to help stabilize and improve profits and, ultimately, help feed the world.
Chief Executive Officer
Michael K. Stern, PhD
President and Chief Operating Officer, The Climate Corporation and Vice President, Monsanto Company
Chief Legal Officer
Chief Financial Officer
David Fischhoff, PhD
Chief People Officer
Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development
Vice President, Product
Inspire one another
Each individual has an inspirational strength of character and a deep personal interest in fulfilling their role in the organization. Wanting more than just a job, each individual brings their life experiences and personal passions to work with them. Inspirational people attract similar people, and we find ourselves thankful for the opportunity to work with one another.
Innovate in all we do
We have a persistent mission – one that will never be complete. As our organization progresses in its Mission, market forces will change – the world does not stand still. Thus, we will perpetually be in a state of transformation. This can be uncomfortable and challenging. We embrace this state.
We are not defined solely by the markets or customers we serve today. Nor should we be defined, or follow in the footsteps of, organizations with comparable markets or customers today. We focus solely on persisting in our Mission, in the most innovative way possible.
Constant innovation will take us to challenging places, and requires endless sacrifice and tough decision-making. We consistently take smart, well-quantified, big risks, and are prepared to change products, pursue different opportunities, and find new markets, in order to persist in our Mission.
Leave a mark on the world
For a variety of personal reasons, we each find ourselves motivated to make a lasting and meaningful real-world impact. We want to richly enhance the world through our work and are rewarded by seeing the change that results from our efforts.
Find the Possible in the Impossible
We relish big problems. Even the impossible ones. In general, we find that the biggest problems are the most interesting to tackle, the most rewarding, and typically, the most valuable, to solve. We also think that life is too short to not try and do the impossible.
Be direct and transparent
We respect each other and our customers. With respect, comes an obligation to be direct and honest. We strive relentlessly to know what we don’t know. We are not afraid of failure and openly admit to what we don’t yet fully understand. The opportunity to dialogue about the failure, and admit the unknown, allows us to learn faster, and improve ourselves individually, and as an organization.
Importantly, facts, not subjective opinions, inform our decision-making process. This is achieved by quantifying and measuring everything we do.
Climate Corporation Press
Recent Press Releases
- Why Big Ag Likes Big Data
The New York Times, October 2, 2013
Tech Crunch, October 2, 2013
Bloomberg / Businessweek, October 2, 2013
Agriculture.com, October 2, 2013
The Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2013
Farm Futures, March 12, 2013
Delta Farm Press, March 11, 2013
- Over 50 Million Acres of Climate Basic on Farms Across the U.S.
August 26, 2014
March 11, 2014
February 28, 2014
February 20, 2014
January 31, 2014
January 21, 2014
November 5, 2013