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Cameron Clayton

General Manager, Watson Content & IoT Platform, IBM

  • Cameron Clayton

Cameron Clayton serves as general manager of IBM's Watson Content & IoT Platform, with oversight of The Weather Company, an IBM Business (Weather). Prior to this role, he served as CEO and general manager of The Weather Company and is an experienced executive with a strong record in digital.

Weather's consumer products and digital businesses include The Weather Channel® (weather.com) and Weather Underground (wunderground.com) as well as the business solutions unit. The team creates global consumer products for mobile, online, tablet, emerging platforms and more. The product portfolio includes the No. 1 weather application on all major platforms, a top-20 website, the world’s largest network of personal weather stations, and top solutions for industries such as aviation, energy, insurance, media and more.

Clayton joined Weather in 2004 as manager of business development, developing distribution relationships for weather.com, and has risen through the digital ranks since then. Before the IBM acquisition in 2016, Clayton served as president of the product and technology division of The Weather Company, seeking opportunities, accelerating growth and building products our daily users – both professional and consumer – love.

Clayton previously served as president of digital product, focusing on The Weather Channel and Weather Underground brands. Prior to that, he was senior vice president of mobile and digital applications, where under his leadership, The Weather Channel mobile product line became a recognized industry leader and one of the top app developers in any category. He also served as vice president of business development, responsible for all distribution relationships for Web and mobile products and content.

Previously, he was director of sales and marketing for a regional Internet service provider and a director of business development for MSN in New Zealand.

Clayton serves on the Ad Council board of directors, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) board, and also participates in several other digital industry groups. A native of New Zealand, Clayton has been in the United States since 2001 and lives in Atlanta with his family.