February 10, 2016

Mary Glackin Will Now Head Science and Forecast Operations at The Weather Company

Will continue to oversee public-private partnerships in her work with the weather enterprise

The Weather Company, an IBM Business, announced today that Mary Glackin will assume responsibility of all its science and forecast operations, which includes its global forecasting services, global forecast center and meteorological operations. Mary will also continue to serve in her previous role as senior vice president of public-private partnerships.  

Mary is ideally suited for this combined role given her prior experience with NOAA, including serving as their deputy under Secretary for Operations for five years. She is a Fellow of both the AMS and the National Academy of Public Administration, as well as a member of the National Weather Association and of the American Geophysical Union. See more in her bio here.

With its recent acquisition by IBM, The Weather Company will integrate additional data analytics, cognitive computing and Internet of Things devices within its science and forecasting to help keep people safe, make businesses smarter, and enhance quality of life around the globe.