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Visionary leader Dr. Joel N. Myers to address global audience of industry and technology leaders on the future of weather forecasting technology in connected vehicles.
AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- February 24, 2017 -- AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, has announced that Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, Chairman, and President of AccuWeather, will be a featured speaker on Tuesday, February 28 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) "Cars as a Service" conference in Barcelona, Spain from 2-3 p.m. in Hall 4, Auditorium 2.
The conference will bring together key industry leaders in automotive and technology sectors alongside AccuWeather's global leadership in providing the most accurate, actionable life-saving weather information. In his presentation, Dr. Joel N. Myers will discuss how AccuWeather is enhancing the in-car experience through advanced weather forecasting technology -- and why it will save lives -- in addition to the vital role of innovation and partnerships in driving the future of connected cars.
"Each year, more than 250,000 people die worldwide due to adverse weather on roadways. Through AccuWeather's Superior Accuracy(tm) and industry-leading advancements in weather forecasting technology, we will be able to significantly reduce the number of weather-related traffic fatalities and injuries," stated Dr. Myers. "A global innovation leader, AccuWeather's life-saving focus extends from a world of vehicles driven by humans to a future filled with autonomous vehicles. I am pleased to present these advancements and more at Mobile World Congress 2017."
AccuWeather has established partnerships with car manufacturers, navigation service providers, and technology companies that serve the auto industry worldwide including Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Bosch, NNG, and many more, joining together to revolutionize the in-car experience and save lives on the road.
About Dr. Joel N. Myers
Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder, Chairman and President 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 in the world.
Dr. Myers is considered the nation's most respected source on the business of meteorology, having been named "the most accurate man in weather" by The New York Times. He has frequently appeared on national programs such as ABC Nightly News, written articles that have appeared in leading publications including Scientific American and The Journal of Applied Meteorology, and has been quoted in Time, Inc., Businessweek, and thousands of other publications.
Dr. Myers is a sought out expert in international business and digital media. He has written and delivered hundreds of scientific papers and speechesover a range of subjects, including a recent TED Talk, and has been hailed for achievements in the U.S., Japan, and many other countries. He has been an invited lecturer at The New York Academy of Sciences and many scientific, leadership, and charitable organizations. Dr. Myers has also been an important force on the Penn State Board of Trustees for 33 years and continues to serve as an Emeritus Trustee, demonstrating his lifelong commitment to education, and was awarded Penn State's highest honor, the Distinguished Alumni 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. In addition, he supports American Cancer Society and many additional causes. A successful, inspiring leader, Dr. Myers continues to champion global business growth at AccuWeather while helping others.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Over 1.5 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hour-by-hour and minute-by-minute forecasts with Superior Accuracy(tm) with customized content and engaging video presentations available through smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites via AccuWeather.com, award winning AccuWeather apps, connected TVs, wearables, smart homes, and connected cars, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the AccuWeather Network cable channel. Established in 1962 by Founder, Chairman and President Dr. Joel N. Myers - a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs book - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as weather news, content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather's CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world's most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.
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