WeatherOptics is a meteorological data analytics and private sector forecasting company that takes raw weather data and translates it into valuable insight for businesses across the United States.
HOW WE DO IT:
- We extract weather data through advanced computer models and real-time information.
- We then apply unique, in-house predictive algorithms and artificial intelligence to calculate various industry-specific outlooks.
- This analysis is then fed into client web portals that are automatically updated by the minute with new insight.
- Finally our highly automated system leaves our team with plenty of time to engage with our customers and fit there needs to develop new products in order to help them fully weatherize their business.
Founder and CEO
Currently leads business development and forecasting across all sectors. Pecoriello founded WeatherOptics in 2010 as a blog called, Wild About Weather, which quickly gained a following. He also launched an app in 2013 called, Know Snow, designed to accurately forecast the chances of school closings.
Co-Founder and CSO
Nate is the interface designer, graphic designer and marketing guru at Flock, a mobile app launched in September of 2017. Nate is a product designer with a background in industrial design. He has worked in mechanical design at General Electric Aviation, helping to design jet engine parts, and in product design at LOUD Enterprises LLC, an apparel company. Nate is now a senior at Northwestern University, studying manufacturing and design engineering.
Josh is a lifelong nature and weather enthusiast. He began regularly forecasting for New Jersey, Long Island and New York City in 2014 on social media, contributing to community pages such as SBU Weather. He holds degrees in Physics and in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from Stony Brook University, from which he graduated in 2018. In the Fall of 2018 Josh will start graduate school for his M.S. in Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook, continuing his research on approaches to non-convective wind gust forecasting.
Head of Content
CDO (Chief Data Officer)
Jared is a senior at the University of Michigan studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience and Applied Statistics. He is passionate about turning data into actionable stories using advanced modeling. In his spare time he loves watching his Boston sports teams and playing ice hockey.
CAO (Chief Automation Officer)
Kevin is in charge of development and maintenance of automated processes with a concerted focus on generating clean data, quickly. He has been automating processes in a professional setting for over a year at Major League Baseball Advanced Media. Kevin is a rising Senior at the University of Michigan, and is pursuing a degree in Economics.
Dennis is an extremely talented mobile app and web developer, and is currently the CTO of his own company, Riff Digital. Lysenko has extensive background in developing all types of mobile applications, and most recently helped launch an app with Nate Argosh and Scott Pecoriello, Flock. Lysenko works closely with Andriy Katkov on most projects (including Flock), and has been forever passionate about programming and developing.
Andriy has a very strong background in programming and developing both mobile and web applications, and currently runs Riff Digital with Dennis Lysenko. He too has been passionate about coding for as long as he can remember, and most recently helped launch Flock. He works closely with Dennis on many projects, and has worked as a freelancer for development for many years now.
Head of Content Management and Strategy
Noah is a senior at Bucknell University majoring in American History and Political Science. He is an avid writer, and has sought to use his writing and analytic skills to understand our current social and cultural environment. He has spent time working at Maslansky and Partners, creating a comprehensive report on consumer behavior and cognitive biases as well as taking an active role in language testing and optimization.
Carter is a junior business school student in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and Co-CFO of WeatherOptics. He is a Finance and Real Estate double major and works on everything related to the financial well-being of the company.