Partner, MCJ Collective
Cody Simms resides in Los Angeles and is a Partner at MCJ Collective where he is co-host of the My Climate Journey podcast and climate tech startup investor. He is also co-founder of Climate Changemakers, a 501(c)(4) climate-focused political action non-profit. Cody was previously Senior Vice President of Climate & Sustainability at Techstars as well as an investing partner in Techstars’ institutional venture funds. He joined Techstars in 2013 while establishing the Disney Accelerator powered by Techstars. Earlier in his career, Cody held roles including Chief Product Officer at StumbleUpon, Vice President of Product Management at Yahoo, and Product Manager at The New York Times, Sprint, and NBC Internet. Cody holds an M.A. in Transnational Communication and Global Media from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and a B.A. in History and East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Kansas. He is co-author of the Amazon-bestselling book: Levers: The Framework for Building Repeatability into Your Business (leversbook.com).