Arthur Small is co-founder and CEO of Venti Risk Management, a consultancy and software development firm based in State College, Pennsylvania, USA. His work focuses on the management of risks arising due to variations in weather and climate.
Before co-founding Venti, Small served as Associate Professor of Applied Economics and Finance in the Department of Meteorology at Penn State University; and as Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Business and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He holds a A.B. degree in mathematics from Columbia University, an M.S. in mathematics from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.