Paul Walsh, IBM

Global Director, Consumer Weather Strategy, IBM Services

As Global Director, Consumer Weather Strategy for IBM Services,
Paul helps large consumer businesses reimagine how they systemically
leverage weather and environmental data in both supply and demand
chain systems — creating integrated enterprise processes that are
more responsive and more resilient in the face of increasingly impactful
weather conditions.

A leading international expert on the impact of weather on consumers
and business, Paul’s observations have been regularly featured in the US
on The Weather Channel and CNBC, and he’s been quoted in many global
media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and The New
York Times.

Before joining IBM and The Weather Company, Paul served as
Senior Vice President, Business Development at Atmospheric and
Environmental Research (a Verisk Analytics company), Chief Strategy
Officer at Storm Exchange, Inc., and Senior Vice President, Client
Services/Analytics at Planalytics, Inc.

Prior to 1997 as a meteorologist in the United States Air Force, Paul
provided weather-based intelligence support to war fighters and mission
planners and served as the Chief of Weather Operations for the US
Army’s elite 101st Airborne Division during Operation Desert Storm.

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