ATLANTA -- The Weather Company has tapped Amol Jadhav as its new vice president of global expansion. He will manage and implement the company’s global plan, which focuses on great products and great storytelling, to continue to grow global audience on industry-leading products such as alerts, apps, APIs and more for mobile, web and emerging platforms by The Weather Channel® brand. He reports to Cameron Clayton, president of the product and technology division at The Weather Company.
“A developer turned product leader, Amol has experience in engineering, strategy and product management,” said Clayton. “He knows how to bring disruptive technologies to market and build high growth businesses, all while keeping the end user in mind -- which is a great mix for us at The Weather Company as we continue to grow globally.”
Jadhav joins the team from Ebates, a Rakuten company, where he was head of global platform for all of Ebates worldwide sites and acquisitions such as Fatwallet. Prior to Ebates, he was the global head for guest checkout at PayPal, overseeing growth and expansion of the guest checkout business. Prior to that, he worked at Microsoft, starting as a technologist in MSN group and then moving to progressive product leadership roles in different product units – Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft Services. He was also founder and CEO of a successful web startup called ForAnu.com, billed as a “Kayak for car insurance.”
He received an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Lamar University. He graduated from the University of Pune in India with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering.
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The Weather Company is the world's largest private weather enterprise. Through The Weather Channel (weather.com) and Weather Underground (wunderground.com) brands, The Weather Company provides millions of people every day with the world's most accurate and precise weather forecasts, content and data, connecting with them through television, online, mobile and tablet screens, as well as third-party publishing partners via API. The company has unlimited and unmatched forecast capacity, delivering 13 billion forecast requests per day on average and as many as 26 billion on severe weather days, nearly three times more than any other provider. Through WSI, the world's leading provider of weather-driven business solutions, the company delivers superior professional weather services for industries including media, aviation, insurance and energy. The Weather Company is owned by a consortium comprised of NBCUniversal and the private equity firms The Blackstone Group and Bain Capital. For more information, visit www.theweathercompany.com.