Mr. Michael Alan (Mike) Steinberg, MS

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Michael Alan Steinberg
AccuWeather Inc.
385 Science Park Road
State College PA 16803

814.235.8600 office
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Mike Steinberg, an AMS member, is a Senior Vice President of AccuWeather Inc. in State College, Pennsylvania. Mr. Steinberg has several responsibilities. Wearing his scientific hat he manages AccuWeather's radar and satellite products. He has written the specifications and managed the development of many other AccuWeather systems, including the first operational digital forecast database. In addition, he co-developed a patented multifactor temperature index and patent-pending probability of precipitation and severe weather indices. With his business hat in hand, Mr. Steinberg oversees AccuWeather's bids and proposals, and develops new business and product initiatives domestically and internationally. He serves as the project manager for a number of AccuWeather clients, including several state Departments of Transportation and is the program manager for AccuWeather's television forecast service. Mr. Steinberg has served as Director of AccuWeather's R&D activities, was its acting Marketing Director, Director of Mergers and Acquisitions and Acting Chief Financial Officer. He is AccuWeather's Facilities Security Officer and has a Secret Clearance. While in high school, Mr. Steinberg forecasted for a local radio station and newspaper. He has a B.S. degree in Atmospheric Science from Cornell University in 1974 and an M.S. degree in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University in 1976. Mr. Steinberg worked as an operational forecaster for FleetWeather from 1976-78, then joined AccuWeather in 1978, initially working as a forecast meteorologist. As a forecaster, he specialized in predictions of snow and ice for highway departments, schools and other weather-sensitive clients, served as Director of AccuWeather's Snow Warning Service from 1981-1991 and as Executive Director since 1991. Mr. Steinberg has been a member of the American Meteorological Society since 1970, and also is a member of the National Weather Association and the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society. He has served on the AMS Economic Development Committee, the predecessor of the AMS Board on Enterprise Economic Development. Mr. Steinberg has presented or co-authored more than fifty papers at AMS and NWA meetings and has been a featured speaker for more than 20 organizations, ranging from the National Association of Broadcasters to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. He has led training programs for government agencies ranging from The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to the New Jersey State Department of Transportation.

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