President & CEO
John Corbett, Ph.D., agricultural climatologist and aWhere, Inc. co-founder and CEO. After graduating with honors from Dartmouth College, then earning a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, John focused his career on growing a repertoire of applied temporal-spatial applications in agricultural meteorology as part of a scalable, enterprise, location intelligence platform. With 25+ years working in agriculture and international development, John now leads a team that includes software experts, agricultural scientists, and business leaders leveraging technology to deliver actionable, timely, location specific information meeting a wide spectrum of needs across the agricultural value chain. Working closely with national and international organizations in the US, Kenya, Switzerland, and Mexico, John built and managed systems to utilize geo-analytics and real-time data and information to increase positive outcomes. Leveraging this expertise, John identified a major need in the marketplace that became the framework for aWhere’s products. Prior to aWhere, John worked with Syngenta as Head of Global GIS; at Texas A&M’s Blackland Research Center; with ICRAF – Nairobi; and with CIMMYT – Mexico.