Dr. Joel N. Myers

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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Dr. Myers is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology” and the nation’s most respected authority on the business of meteorology, having been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times.

Dr. Joel N. Myers

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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Dr. Myers is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology” and the nation’s most respected authority on the business of meteorology, having been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times.

About Joel

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AccuWeather, has been recognized in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs book as one of the greatest entrepreneurs in American history. He is a proven visionary leader, founding the company in 1962 and successfully establishing AccuWeather as the largest and fastest-growing weather media company as well as a global leader in weather-related big data, business, and predictive analytics.
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Dr. Myers has published papers in leading scientific journals, including Scientific American and The Journal of Applied.

AccuWeather, with global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania, now reaches more than 1.5 billion people worldwide through smart phones, tablets, wired and mobile Internet sites, radio, television, newspapers, digital signage and the AccuWeather Network cable channel. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies as well as thousands of other businesses worldwide including such well respected brands as Amazon, Disney, Google, LG, Microsoft and Samsung. Recognized as the most accurate source of highly localized weather forecasts and warnings everywhere in the world with proven Superior Accuracy™, AccuWeather has saved tens of thousands of lives and prevented tens of billions of dollars in property losses.


Dr. Myers is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology” and the nation’s most respected authority on the business of meteorology, having been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times. He received the American Meteorological Society’s 2018 Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Applied Meteorology and the National Weather Association’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, in addition to numerous other accolades.

“People and businesses depend on us. Judgment and trust are earned. We have worked many years to earn that trust.”
“People and businesses depend on us. Judgment and trust are earned. We have worked many years to earn that trust.”

He has published papers in leading scientific journals, including Scientific American and The Journal of Applied Meteorology. He has made hundreds of TV appearances, including most recently on CNBC, FOX and CBC, and has frequently appeared on national programs such as ABC Nightly News and FOX Business News Channel’s Coast to Coast with Neil Cavuto. His comments and expertise have appeared in Time, Inc., Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and thousands of other publications.


Dr. Myers has also been an important force on the Penn State Board of Trustees for over 30 years, including as a Trustee Emeritus, demonstrating his lifelong commitment to education, and was awarded Penn State’s highest honors, the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Renaissance Award.

 

Dr. Myers donates his time and resources and is committed to giving back, including a multi-million- dollar gift to Penn State for The Joel N. Myers Weather Center, a state-of-the-art teaching facility as well as sundials placed at the arboretum and historic Nittany Lion Inn and the weathervane that sits atop Beaver Stadium. Dr. Myers and his family also funded the AccuWeather exhibit at the Discovery Space Science Museum in State College.

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