Raha Hakimdavar is the Founder and CEO of Zyon Space, a climate-tech startup that develops optimisation tools for natural climate adaptation solutions using geospatial and satellite data.
Raha previously served as the Director of Space Sciences at Ball Aerospace, Hydrologist and National Program Lead for Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Research at the US Forest Service, and a Presidential Management Fellow at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. She has consulted for UN Environment, the World Bank, and USAID.
Raha holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Hydrology from Columbia University.