MARK KRISS  Chief Executive Officer  Successful serial tech entrepreneur and impact investor. Prior startups acquired by Dow Jones (financial analytics) and Cisco (network security). Thought leader on sustainability data and climate risk metrics. Chair, External Advisory Board of  IonE .  B.A. University of California, Berkeley  M.A., Communication Research, University of Minnesota  Executive Program in Financial Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business

MARK KRISS
Chief Executive Officer

Successful serial tech entrepreneur and impact investor. Prior startups acquired by Dow Jones (financial analytics) and Cisco (network security). Thought leader on sustainability data and climate risk metrics. Chair, External Advisory Board of IonE.

B.A. University of California, Berkeley

M.A., Communication Research, University of Minnesota

Executive Program in Financial Management, Stanford Graduate School of Business

JESSICA HELLMANN  Chief Scientist  Director,  Institute on the Environment  (IonE) at the University of Minnesota and Member of the Governing Board of  The Natural Capital Project . Frequent contributor to leading scientific journals and media outlets on topics related to global change and adaptation. Thought leader on solving grand environmental challenges.  B.S. University of Michigan  Ph.D, Biology, Stanford University

JESSICA HELLMANN
Chief Scientist

Director, Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota and Member of the Governing Board of The Natural Capital Project. Frequent contributor to leading scientific journals and media outlets on topics related to global change and adaptation. Thought leader on solving grand environmental challenges.

B.S. University of Michigan

Ph.D, Biology, Stanford University

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The Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of Minnesota is a minority owner of Geofinancial Analytics via a donated interest to the University of Minnesota Foundation. IonE is a co-founder of The Natural Capital Project (NatCap) in a collaboration with Stanford University, The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Stockholm Resilience Center. IonE and NatCap affiliations of Geofinancial’s principals are noted above.