Mark Flolid, CEO/Chairman and Founder
Mark has 30 years of experience in founding and growing high tech companies. He is chairman/co-founder of Advanced Radar Corporation, a University Corporation of Atmospheric Research Foundation technology transfer company. Mark co-founded SignalSoft Corporation (IPO in 2001), the company that created the network foundation for location based services for the wireless network. Prior to that, he was SVP Marketing and Sales for SCC Inc. (now Intrado, IPO in 1998), the largest service center for E9-1-1 service in North America. He holds a BA and MS in Economics from The University of Texas.
Bill Gail, CTO/Founder
Bill is past president of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and has worked for over two decades in the fields of meteorology services, satellite meteorology (Ball Aerospace), and location-aware software (Microsoft). Bill holds a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford. He serves on various advisory committees, including the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate (BASC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC).
Bill is a former NCAR scientist and the primary developer of DICast. He has developed forecasting capabilities in areas such as the weather forecast engine for the Weather Channel, road weather, agriculture, and most recently wind energy for Xcel Energy. Bill holds a BA from Dartmouth and an MA from University of Washington, both in Mathematics, and a PhD in Computer Science from University of Colorado.