About Climate Path

Climate Path is a California benefit corporation based in Oakland CA


Jim Fournier

Serial entrepreneur, early social network visionary, founders shares Linkedin IPO. Cofounded Planetwork. Sold biochar clean-tech 2011.

Jody R Weiss

Serial social entrepreneur, founder, KannAInsight, PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics, Sponsorship Opportunities. sports/influencer agent, activist.

Allison Pobrislo

Founder & CEO of Prance Gemini, SAAS media company serving international ski industry. Active in oceans, sustainability & conservation.

Victor Grey

Independent full-stack developer, wrote one of the 1st social networks in 1997. Coded first user-centric digital identity and distributed protocol based systems.

Jared Grippe

Senior Engineer
Developer and teacher at Dev Bootcamp. Founder, Other.io. Web Developer since 98, Ruby since 2007, React since 2014, favorite language, JavaScript.

Matthew Sluder

Sales & Marketing
Former VP Sales at Guayaki Yerba Mate, where he grew sales from $24m to $72m over 4-1/2 years.

Sylvan Swierkosz

Software Engineer
Front end focused full stack software developer. Dancer. Productivity nerd. Creator of psychedelic art and origami swans.

Sebastian Maj

Graphic Design
Lead designer. Created the JLINC knot and logo, graphics, icon languages, web design, collateral and product interface.

Iain Henderson

Data Analytics Officer
CRM Analytics Manager at Fortune 500 financial services. 30 years experience in enterprise CRM and Salesforce. Pioneer in customer intent-casting and VRM.

& History

Jim Fournier and the team at JLINC Labs built the Climate Path beta.

Jim is also CEO of JLINC Labs and cofounder of Planetwork, which convened the first international conference on global ecology and information technology in SF, in May 2000, and the ASN initiative to create a social network for civil society in 2002 – before Facebook.

In 2007, Jim founded the first US biochar company, represented biochar at the UNIPCC for 3 years, and was a finalist for the Branson Prize to remove 1Gt of carbon from the atmosphere. Following the sale of BEC, he worked closely with a senior scientist at NCAR in climate modeling where he co-authored a paper published in the preeminent scientific journal PhilTrans.

He had also funded the key social network patent to keep it in the public domain, resulting in founders shares in the Linkedin IPO. Following the IPO, while building collaboratively curated groupware, Jim and Victor Grey had a breakthrough and filed the key JLINC patent in 2015.

Climate Path brings together decades of scientific perspective on climate and sustainability with personal data control and an entrepreneurial approach to creating solutions that can scale.

The climate path is the process whereby we move through a series of successively more challenging goals, to arrive at a livable future together.

100% clean energy by 2030