About

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 their needs to develop new products in order to help them fully weatherize their business.

OUR TEAM:

Scott Pecoriello

Founder and CEO

Scott is the founder and CEO of WeatherOptics Inc, which he started as a weather forecasting content platform in 2010. In 2016, after gaining a substantial following, WeatherOptics began servicing the private sector using impact analytics driven by historical weather data. Since this pivot, Pecoriello has led the effort to combine consumer, business, utility, and weather data in order to redefine how WeatherOptics could change business perspective on the weather. As founder as well as the director of all day to day operations, Pecoriello has proven WeatherOptics to be an effective, fast-growing data analytics company that is actively changing the way businesses think and react to the weather.

Nate Argosh

Product Designer

Nate is WeatherOptics’ product designer, with a background in industrial design. He has worked in mechanical design at General Electric Aviation and in process design at SpaceX, graduating from Northwestern University with a BS in Manufacturing and Design Engineering. Day to day he is in charge of strategy and product design for WeatherOptics. Argosh has worked closely with Pecoriello to create products that fit their vision of changing the way businesses approach weather, leading the creation of WeatherOptics’ unique portal system and managing the business relationships with a growing number of clients.

Jared Goldberg

Head of Data and Algorithm Development

As Head of Data and Algorithm Development at WeatherOptics, Jared oversees the building and maintenance of the companies data-driven product suite. From database design to creating advanced machine learning models, Goldberg helps turn our meteorologists’ expertise into actionable insights for clients. He has worked to create and implement a data based system that has been used to address the needs of a growing client list.

Joshua Feldman

Head Meteorologist

As Head Meteorologist, Josh bridges together weather forecasting with product quality and innovation. He vigilantly monitors weather threats across the country and directly engages with clients to outline hazards posed by expected inclement weather. He also offers insights into meteorology and numerical weather prediction to aid the development team in improving and expanding the diverse set of products. Feldman graduated from Stony Brook University in 2018 with Bachelor of Science degrees in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Physics.

Noah Prince

Head of Content Management and Strategy

As the marketing lead at WeatherOptics, Noah works to create a coherent marketing strategy for the data-based weather startup. Prince transformed WeatherOptics front-facing content schedule, leading the change for a number of new series—ranging from Monday’s 5 Things to Watch to thedaily Morning Briefing. He also works on the client facing side, ensuring that clients are receiving appropriate information in an efficient manner. Prince works closely with each memberof the executive team to ensure a coherent strategic approach is being used across the board.

Kathleen Folan

Meteorologist

Kathleen is a Meteorologist at WeatherOptics, where she works writing content for the website, providing accurate and detailed forecasts to clients, and consulting on various meteorological projects. Kathleen earned her B.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences in 2018 from Stony Brook University. Kathleen has also done research into our changing climate by investigating theRole of Atmospheric Rivers on Arctic Amplification in 2017.

Jackson Dill

Head of Content and Social Media

Jackson is Head of Content and Social Media at WeatherOptics. He is currently a student at the University of Miami, studying Meteorology and Broadcast Journalism. Dill produces forecast articles for the website and helps to manage the content schedule. He has also led the growth of WeatherOptics’ social media accounts, working to keep them aligned with the company’s evolving vision.

Dennis Lysenko

Lead Developer

Dennis is a generalist in the product lifecycle, from ideation to implementation. His specialty is in mobile and web app development, the former of which is his main function in WeatherOptics. He has worked with Argosh and Pecoriello for a number of years. Lysenko works closely with Andriy Katkov on most projects, and is passionate about providing software products that peopleconnect with.

Andriy Katkov

Lead Developer

Andriy has worked in coding for six-plus years, focusing primarily on mobile and backend applications. At WeatherOptics, Katkov has worked on the company’s weather data pipelines to provide fast, accurate information across a suite of products. He works closely with Dennis Lysenko to ensure the technical specifications of WeatherOptic’s products—from data delivery tocoding software—are working smoothly behind the scenes.