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July 29, 2015 2:33 PM ET

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Company Overview of Earth Networks, Inc.

Company Overview

Earth Networks, Inc. operates weather observation and lightning networks in the United States, Europe, and internationally. It gathers, analyzes, and distributes environmental observations from around the world to help promote a better understanding of the planet and its atmosphere. The company’s products and services include forecasting, LCD weather display, GIS data services, data feed, meteorological, online weather, plume modeling, lightning network, weather stations, dangerous thunderstorm alerts, weather monitoring and alerting, atmospheric data, and risk notification systems; and weather cameras. It serves various industries, such as agriculture, education, energy and utilities, media...

12410 Milestone Center Drive

Suite 300

Germantown, MD 20876

United States

Founded in 1993



Key Executives for Earth Networks, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 55
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President and Director
Chief Privacy Officer and General Counsel
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Earth Networks, Inc. Key Developments

Earth Networks Promotes Dave Oberholzer as Vice President of the WeatherBug Home Business Unit

Earth Networks promoted David (Dave) Oberholzer to the position of vice president of business and partner development for the company's growing WeatherBug Home business unit. In this expanded role, Oberholzer leads a team that will continue to drive partnership engagement and go-to-market strategies with device and platform technology providers to reach additional utilities and retail energy providers. Oberholzer joined the company in 2011 and previously held the position of director, energy products and business development.

Earth Networks Appoints Leslie Ferry as Chief Marketing Officer

Earth Networks announced the appointment of Leslie Ferry as chief marketing officer. Ferry is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of marketing, including brand management, consumer and enterprise product marketing, lead generation and marketing communications. Prior to joining the company, Ferry was the vice president of marketing at BroadSoft.

Weatherzone Announces Agreement with Earth Networks

Weatherzone announced an agreement with Earth Networks. With the agreement, companies in Australia gain improved access to the best lightning detection and severe weather nowcasting services available globally. In partnership with Earth Networks, Weatherzone's clients gain access to an array of products and services to help protect lives and livelihoods. These include minute-by-minute lightning proximity alerts; Dangerous Thunderstorm Alerts (DTA) that provide advanced warning to oncoming severe weather; PulseRad, a radar alternative for areas with limited or no radar coverage; and total lightning visualization tools -- all of which make managing safety and operations during thunderstorms easier, faster and more accurate.

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