aWhere Hires Leading Climatologist/Biophysicist to Scale Up Agronomic Weather Solutions
Jan 05, 2015
by Tarah Speck
aWhere Inc announced today that Michael Ferrari Ph.D has joined the company to further develop aWhere’s positioning as the industry leader in providing actionable, field-level agricultural intelligence to farmers worldwide.
Michael joins aWhere with deep expertise and experience in climatology, climate/atmospheric physics, quantitative analytics and global risk management for the agricultural/life sciences sector. His most recent work includes agricultural commodity research across the global value chain for Coca-Cola. Before his work with Coca-Cola, Michael directed the R&D efforts in Climate Informatics and Big Data fields for the Computer Sciences Corporation and Mars Incorporated.
"I am thrilled to be joining the talented team at aWhere. From my first conversation with John, I knew that I wanted to be a part of this organization. Their global agricultural platform provides a timely and valuable information based service to help the agricultural industry at large prosper financially and manage risk in the face of weather and climate volatility. The time has never been better for such a solution to be put in the hands of growers, and I look forward to contributing to the expansion of aWhere's services globally."
John Corbett, Chief Executive Officer said, “On behalf of aWhere, I am thrilled to welcome Michael Ferrari to our team. Michael’s expertise in climatology and experience with climate services for agriculture will help us further position aWhere and our products as ag tech’s Big Data industry leader providing the most actionable, accurate data to farmers across the globe.”