ClimaTwin’s mission is to transform how public and private infrastructure stakeholders mitigate climate risks by leveraging climate models, digital twins, and computer science.
ClimaTwin® is a world-class group of thought leaders and industry innovators with expertise in engineering & construction software, climate change science, weather risk management, geospatial data analytics, and policy & climate communications.
Adam Omansky is the Co-founder and CEO of ClimaTwin. Prior to ClimaTwin, Adam was the Co-founder and CEO of WeatherBuild, Weather Enabled Decision Support Solutions for the Construction Industry and Built Environment (acquired by BulkSource). Adam was also the Co-founder and Vice President of Product Strategy of Vela Systems (acquired by Autodesk, now BIM 360). Adam earned his MDes from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and BArch from Cornell University. As a husband and father of two wonderful children, Adam is invested in generational thinking and environmental stewardship.
Stephen Ahron is the Co-founder and COO of ClimaTwin. Stephen is an innovative and strategic business and legal leader. Prior to ClimaTwin, Stephen was the Founder & CEO of 504 Consulting and 504 Sports & Entertainment. Stephen also ran business and legal teams at Uber and Postmates (acquired by Uber) and was a lawyer at Proskauer Rose, LLP, resident in their New York office. Stephen earned his JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and BA from Tulane University. As a member of the “Katrina Class” at Tulane, Stephen has both an acute awareness of the impact of extreme weather events on infrastructure and communities as well as the urgent need for solutions. Stephen is a proud husband and new father.
Kevin Samy joined ClimaTwin as a Senior Advisor – Strategic Partnerships & Communications. Prior to ClimaTwin, Kevin directed policy strategy and communications initiatives at Volta Charging. Kevin also served in the Obama Administration as a Senior Climate Policy and Communications Advisor in multiple posts including: on the White House climate team, at the Pentagon as speechwriter and advisor to the Secretary of Defense, at the U.S. Department of Energy as Special Advisor to the Secretary of Energy, and at the U.S. EPA as Chief Speechwriter and advisor to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy. Kevin earned his graduate degree from the Yale School of the Environment and his bachelor’s degree from Miami University. Kevin is a fellow at the Truman National Security Project.
Oleksandr Kit, Ph.D.
Dr. Oleksandr Kit joined ClimaTwin as a Senior Scientific Advisor. Dr. Kit advises ClimaTwin on geospatial data analytics, climate change modeling, and software solution development. He is a senior geospatial data and climate scientist based in Switzerland, with experience in academic research and consulting services for a variety of clients including The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and The World Bank. He earned his Ph.D. at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.