From growing up on the Carolina coast to a bachelor’s of environmental design in architecture, Palmer Fox has always been passionate about choices that impact the natural world, and his decade in the food and beverage industry, including seven years as a bar program director, gives him important insight on the needs of beverage producers, bars and restaurants, and more. These passions have come together in ClimateHound. With past experience launching an app to streamline liquor orders and inventory management for bars and restaurants, Palmer is committed to simplifying the hunt for carbon reductions and supporting the food and beverage industry in making good choices for their businesses, their customers, and their planet.
Jake is a full stack software engineer with a decade of experience. He has bootstrapped several web applications from cellular adjacent technology to chemical data analytics. Jake was most recently the Director of Technology at Ionization Labs where he started as the first technical hire and built a team to support the platform.
With both a bachelor’s of architecture and a master’s of packaging science from Clemson, David has nearly a decade of experience in multidisciplinary design and digital product creation, and he is currently a lead UX designer at REI focused on sustainability projects in addition to his role with ClimateHound.
Formerly CFO of Schneider Electric (an early adopter of climate neutrality goals), Cummins, and Carlex, Lori supports our startup with deep knowledge of financial modeling, cash management, business development, and strategic planning as well as her own experience as a successful entrepreneur.
C.A. has used her M.F.A. in creative writing from Cornell as the foundation for a career writing about both the higher education sector and the food and beverage industries, and she is drawing upon her experience in communicating complex topics to wide audiences in her work for ClimateHound.
Co-founder and CTO of an IT-startup called HomeGauge, Sean successfully exited his company after 19 years and has since launched VinylKey, an NFT system for collectible vinyl records. He also has a keen eye for detail and constructive criticism.
Co-founder of Eda Rhyne Distilling Company and owner of three bars (Double Crown, Lazy Diamond, and Pink Moon), Chris is a creative visionary across businesses from film to bars to distilleries and is helping to visualize the future of ClimateHound’s brand relationships.
Founder of The Service Design Group, where he creates business models and service innovations for enterprise clients, Patrick has previous Fortune 100 strategy and leadership experience and holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, alongside 20+ patents in software and user experience design.
Don is a technologist first holding a Bachelor's of Computer Engineering from NC State but quickly found himself leading go to market and business strategy for a number of successful products and technologies over a 20+ year career in startups.