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.


  • 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.


Scott Pecoriello

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.

Nate Argosh

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.

Joshua Feldman

Senior Meteorologist

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.

Jackson Dill

Head of Content

Jackson is Head of Content at WeatherOptics and produces several forecasts and manages all social media platforms. Previously, Jackson forecasted local weather for southwestern Connecticut, founding his website, Jackson’s Weather, in the March of 2015. He is currently studying Meteorology and Broadcast Journalism at the University of Miami.

Kathleen Folan


Kathleen is a writer and meteorological consultant at WeatherOptics. A recent graduate from Stony Brook University, Kathleen has earned her B.S. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences. Previously, she has done research on the role of Atmospheric Rivers on Arctic Amplification and forecasted for local pages like SBU Weather.

Jared Goldberg

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.

Dennis Lysenko

Lead Developer

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 Katkov

Lead Developer

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.

Ethan Marx

Data Analyst

Ethan is a senior at Northwestern University studying Physics and Mathematics. In the Fall of 2019, Ethan will attend graduate school studying Physics in pursuit of a PhD. Ethan is part of the data analytics and algorithms team at WeatherOptics. In his spare time, Ethan enjoys both watching and playing soccer.

Noah Prince

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.