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Michael Eilts

Weather Decision Technologies
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mike and four others founded WDT in 2000 in Norman, Oklahoma. The founders of WDT all came from meteorological research organizations in Norman and WDT continues to maintain relationships with these research organizations to extract new technologies from them. Before founding WDT in April, 2000, Mike was employed with the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) for 18 years, the last 7 as Assistant Director. While at NSSL, Mike managed a Division that grew from 20 to 100 people when he left in 2000. Mike has written over 75 papers in meteorological journals and conference proceedings and is internationally recognized for his knowledge of Doppler radar and its application to precipitation estimation and hydrology, severe weather warning and aviation hazard detection and prediction.

Education and Accomplishments:
  • Fellow, American Meteorological Society
  • Senior Executive Fellows Program Graduate, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Master of Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Finance, University of Oklahoma
  • Master of Science, Meteorology, University of Oklahoma
  • Bachelor of Science, Meteorology, University of Oklahoma

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, November 23

9:00am PST