Scoot Science gives marine operators the data management, analytics, and modeling needed to better manage ocean risk. We’ve put years of work into understanding how ocean observing data can help coastal marine operators manage rapid ocean change. And, we’ve built a team of oceanographers, economists, and software engineers that are working together to connect ocean observing insights to the business challenges of the blue economy. The panel discussion on June 25th will give you an opportunity to learn more about Scoot Science, discuss the transition from academia to private industry, and hear perspectives on opportunities in the aquaculture industry.
Jonathan LaRiviere. CEO, co-founder
Jonathan is an oceanographer who specializes in geochemistry, GIS applications to oceanographic data, and oceanic controls on climate. He has a Ph.D. in Ocean Sciences from UC Santa Cruz and his research has been published in Nature, Science, and Nature Geoscience. https://www.linkedin.com/in/
Evan Goodwin. CTO, co-founder
Evan is an experienced oceanographer and development engineer, previously holding positions at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USGS, and UC Santa Cruz. He has years of experience launching international AUV operations and maintaining underwater gliders. Evan has an MS in Physical Oceanography from UC Santa Cruz. https://www.linkedin.com/in/
Grant Cavanaugh. Senior Quantitative Strategist at Nephila Climate, Director at Scoot Science
Grant is a senior quantitative strategist specializing in innovative weather and climate risk transfers and works at the weather-focused investment management company, Nephila Climate. Grant has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from University of Kentucky and his previous research was focused on risk markets based on ENSO variability. https://www.linkedin.com/in/