Meet our team of experts
Michael Eilts received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Meteorology and an MBA from the University of Oklahoma. He is also a Harvard Senior Executive Fellow. Before founding WDT in April, 2000, Mike worked at the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) for 18 years, the last 7 as Assistant Director.
Mike has written over 75 publications on subjects in Severe Storms, Doppler Weather Radar, automated severe weather algorithms, nowcasting and aviation weather.
Dave has over 30 years of weather experience including 23 years in the United States Air Force. He now leads WDT’s Enterprise Services Division providing software products, meteorological services, and decision support to WDT’s enterprise customer base.
Prior to joining WDT in 2010, David was the CEO of IPS MeteoStar, Inc. in Denver CO, a meteorological software company.
Matt has been with WDT since May of 2006 and oversees the daily operations of all weather verification products and services. Matt’s experience with weather data, GIS, and data delivery mechanisms allows him to work with customers to create custom weather verification products and services to meet customers’ unique needs.
Matt earned a B.S. in Meteorology and Minor in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma.
Dax Cochran has been with WDT for 3 years. With 13 years of experience in sales and software solutions, Dax leads the sales effort for WDT‘s WeatherOps team providing technology and professional forecasting solutions while supporting WDT’s Weather Verification sales focus.
You can contact Dax for more information about WDT products and services at 405.801.3901.
Mary has been with WDT since July 2004, initially as a student intern, then hired to a full time position with WDT’s Weather Verification Division in May 2007. Mary manages the daily operations and staff responsible for the creation of all weather verification reports. She is our key technical representative on all of iMapWeather Forensics’ technologies, services, and products.
Mary obtained a B.S. in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma.
Paul began working with WDT in July 2012. Paul works with other scientists at WDT to continually improve existing products, as well as create unique weather verification solutions.
Prior to joining WDT, Paul worked as a Data Analyst with the Atmospheric Radiation Measurements Climate Research Facility and earned a B.S. in Meteorology and a Minor in Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma.
Elizabeth began working with WDT in June of 2013. She is a pivotal part of our team of meteorologists responsible for creating and distributing weather verification reports for specific events.
Elizabeth graduated with a M.S. in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma in May 2013, and earned a B.S. in Meteorology and Minor in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma.