Episode 140

When you hear the name, Mike Eilts, a few words may come to mind: storm chaser, atmospheric scientist, journal author, entrepreneur, pioneer of weather radar…and they’re all right! Today, we’re pleased to welcome Mike Eilts who currently serves as the Vice President of the Weather Business Unit at the Data Transmission Network, or DTN. His impressive career spans nearly 4 decades, and his innovative thinking has helped both government agencies and private companies to better serve their respective communities and clients.  We’ll discuss his early contributions to severe weather forecasting and verification, and we’ll also learn about his companies’ visions of using big data solutions to provide weather analytics and improved hazardous weather prediction to customers across the globe.