WeatherBug Hires Lex Crosett as Vice President and CIO
Germantown, MD - October 7, 2010 - WeatherBug®, the leading provider of consumer and professional weather products and services and operator of the largest weather observing and lightning network, announced the hiring of Lex Crosett as vice president and chief information officer. An information technology executive with over 25 years of experience, Crosett will oversee all information and networking technology and lead the advancing development of infrastructure, tools and business systems as WeatherBug expands its global networks and systems operations.
Prior to joining WeatherBug, Crosett served as vice president of technology at Purepay Capital, a Columbus, Ohio-based strategic investor and operator of payments companies. Previously, Crosett was CTO at ConnectEdu, an educational services company. Earlier, Crosett served as principal at Kalex Enterprises, a company he founded to provide management consulting services to software and technology organizations.
In addition, Crosett held executive and leadership technology positions at Providus Software Solutions, fourthchannel, Lotus Development Corporation and Banyan Systems (before its acquisition by Unisys), Myway.com and CompuServe.
"Lex Crosett is an accomplished technology professional and business leader and we are extremely pleased to be adding him to the executive team," said Rich Spaulding, chief financial officer, WeatherBug. "Without a doubt, Lex's background in software development and networking technology will be instrumental as we continue to bring to market extremely sophisticated network and hosted solutions. I look forward to his leadership in advancing our operational and technology infrastructure to the next level."
WeatherBug (http://www.weatherbug.com and http://www.weatherbugprofessional.com) precisely monitors, organizes and disseminates global weather information. As a trusted source for live, local dynamic data, WeatherBug empowers society with weather intelligence for making more informed decisions. Millions of consumers and professional organizations, including the National Weather Service, rely on WeatherBug to plan daily activities, safeguard lives and improve business operations. WeatherBug is a brand of AWS Convergence Technologies, Inc. (http://www.aws.com)