WeatherBug Promotes Michael Lombardi to Vice President & General Manager, Consumer
Germantown, MD and New York, NY – August 26, 2013 –WeatherBug parent Earth Networks promoted Mike Lombardi to vice president and general manager, consumer, to reflect his expanding role within the company. In this position, Lombardi will continue to oversee advertising sales, sales operations as well as the subscription products for the WeatherBug consumer brand across mobile and online platforms from the company’s New York City offices.
Lombardi joined WeatherBug in 2005 as vice president of East Coast sales. In 2007, he was promoted to vice president of national sales. Prior to his current position, Lombardi served as vice president of advertising sales and marketing.
Lombardi is an established professional in the advertising industry with more than two decades of marketing and sales strategy and leadership experience in traditional and digital media. His past sales and sales management positions include Undertone Networks, Bonneville Corporation and Darcey & Darcey Advertising and Public Relations, Inc.
In 2010, Lombardi received the ASPY "Old Timer" award, which is given to digital veterans based on their contributions and help in advancing the advertising industry. He is also an established speaker who regularly participates in industry conferences.
WeatherBug is a top brand in mobile and online. Millions turn to WeatherBug apps on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets for exclusive real-time neighborhood-level weather, enhanced forecasts, interactive maps and minute-by-minute, mile-by-mile personalized lightning detection via the app’s Spark lightning detection feature. Since 2000, over 100 million PC users have downloaded the WeatherBug desktop app and millions of unique viewers rely on the WeatherBug website for local conditions and breaking weather updates.
About Earth Networks - WeatherBug
For 20 years, we have been Taking the Pulse of the Planet® by gathering and analyzing atmospheric observations using the world’s largest weather monitoring and lightning detection networks so our customers can KnowBefore™. Real-time weather and lightning data – gathered every few seconds from thousands of sensors across the planet – keep consumers, businesses, and governments around the globe informed with neighborhood-level weather intelligence, updated with the most current forecasts, and alerted to approaching severe weather with the fastest alerts. The company’s popular WeatherBug® mobile, desktop and online apps, and website provide local weather, superior forecasts and advanced severe weather alerts to millions of consumers. Earth Networks’ enterprise solutions support utilities, schools, professional sports teams, emergency response crews, government entities and others in safeguarding lives, preparing for weather events, and optimizing business operations. Learn more at www.earthnetworks.com. Get your weather at www.weatherbug.com. Follow Us on Twitter @WeatherBug and Like Us at www.facebook.com/WeatherBug.