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Company Overview of The Weather Company
The Weather Company provides weather forecasts, news, content, and data through television, online, mobile, and tablet screens in the United States and internationally. It also offers professional weather services for media, aviation, energy, insurance, and utility industries. The Weather Company was formerly known as The Weather Channel, LLC and changed its name to The Weather Company in October 2012. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. It has locations in Andover, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Beijing, China; Birmingham and London, the United Kingdom; Detroit, Michigan; Madison, Wisconsin; New York, New York; and Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. ...
300 Interstate North Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Founded in 1982
Key Executives for The Weather Company
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
President of Business Solutions
Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Senior Vice President of Partner Solutions and Ad Trade Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
The Weather Company Key Developments
The Weather Company Names Elliott Trice as Senior Vice President of Consumer Product
Nov 4 15
The Weather Company announced that Elliott Trice has joined the company as senior vice president of consumer product. He is responsible for global product development and strategy for consumer brands The Weather Channel and Weather Underground, including some of the most popular products on web, smartphone, tablet, emerging technologies and more. Trice will drive the company’s product efforts in global, mobile, video, hyper-local and audience, among other priorities. He is based in Atlanta and reports to Domenic Venuto, general manager of the consumer division at The Weather Company. Previously Trice was executive vice president and head of product at VivaKi after serving as chief experience officer. He also spent more than ten years at Razorfish where he led the experience design group and helped grow its expertise in gestural design, semantic technologies and mobile.
Owners Of Weather Company Reportedly In Talks With IBM For Sale Of Digital Assets
Oct 18 15
The owners of the The Weather Company are in advanced talks with International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) about the sale of its digital assets, according to sources close to the situation. Weather Company is currently owned by NBCUniversal Media, LLC, The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group and Bain Capital Private Equity. The Weather Company has been mulling a variety of such plans for more than a year, as has been widely reported, talking to a number of different parties about buying either parts or all of its troika of assets. Sources said nothing may come of the discussions with IBM, but that there is likely to be some transaction for the Weather Company in the coming months.
The Weather Company Names Amol Jadhav as Vice President of Global Expansion
Sep 2 15
The Weather Company has tapped Amol Jadhav as its new vice president of global expansion. He will manage and implement the company's global plan, which focuses on great products and great storytelling, to continue to grow global audience on products such as alerts, apps, APIs and more for mobile, web and emerging platforms by The Weather Channel brand. He reports to Cameron Clayton, president of the product and technology division at The Weather Company. Jadhav joins the team from Ebates, where he was head of global platform for all of Ebates worldwide sites and acquisitions such as Fatwallet. Prior to Ebates, he was the global head for guest checkout at PayPal, overseeing growth and expansion of the guest checkout business. Prior to that, he worked at Microsoft, starting as a technologist in MSN group and then moving to progressive product leadership roles in different product units Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft Services. He was also founder and CEO of a successful web startup called ForAnu.com, billed as a 'Kayak for car insurance'.
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