Risk Management & Insurance Lecture Series

Weathering Through Risk & Innovation

Weather Risk Management, Finance & Entrepreneurship as a Career!

Brendan Lane Larson
Co-Founder & CEO, AbsoluteClimo LLC
Thursday, April 15th @ 4:30 PM
Brendan Lane Larson

Brendan Lane Larson is the Co-Founder and CEO of AbsoluteClimo LLC, a leading global climate-finance modeling, forecasting and risk management firm whose mission is bettering life on Earth by helping people and businesses worldwide impacted by climate variability and change. Honolulu is the global headquarters of AbsoluteClimo which is incorporated in Hawaiʻi, proudly making AbsoluteClimo a true kamaʻāina company. AbsoluteClimo serves businesses in the markets of energy, agriculture, water resources, tourism, human health, re/insurance, insurance-linked securities, and financial services including pensions, superannuations, private equity and the emerging Environmental Social corporate Governance (ESG) responsible investments markets.

Brendan, a meteorologist and climatologist, previously founded WeatherLabs Inc. where he created its weather analytics software and intellectual property foundation on NextStep™®. WeatherLabs pioneered online and web-based delivery of weather services to marquee customers including American Express Travel, America Online (AOL), Apple, Excite, News Corp., and The Microsoft Network (MSN), along with strategic technology partners NeXT (acquired by Apple Inc.), Nokia and Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle Corp.). Brendan helped take WeatherLabs public on the NASDAQ stock exchange (NMS listed) before it was acquired by The Weather Channel / weather.com.

Brendan has recently been an invited guest panelist and thought leadership presenter on climate risk finance at events both local and worldwide including Honolulu, Boston, Santa Monica, Munich and Edmonton. Brendan has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, and interviewed by ABC News Nightline and CNN Headline News. Brendan holds a B.S. in Meteorology from Northern Illinois University / John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences University of North Dakota.

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