Robert S.  Marshall

Robert S. Marshall
President and CEO, WeatherBug


Bob Marshall co-founded AWS Convergence Technologies, owner and operator of the
WeatherBug brand, in 1993 and currently serves as company President and CEO.
Marshall pioneered the networking of weather instrumentation and cameras using
the Internet-parlaying this capability into the single, largest network of
weather stations and Internet cameras and one of the largest private weather
companies in the world.

Under Marshall’s leadership, WeatherBug formed a strategic public/private
partnership with NOAA’s National Weather Service, whereby the federal government
relies on WeatherBug data for mission critical severe weather alerting and
homeland security response. WeatherBug’s professional solutions are also relied
upon by more than 100 state and local government agencies, energy traders,
electric utilities, schools, broadcast media partners and businesses.
Additionally, WeatherBug is a leading digital media property as the number one
provider of weather on mobile phones across all US carriers and a top four news
and information site on the Web with more than 16 million monthly unique users,
as reported by comScore Media Metrix – November 2007.

Prior to launching AWS, Marshall served as a program manager and lead engineer
at BBN (formerly Bolt, Beranek and Newman, the company credited with starting
the Internet) on a number of advanced military sensor, signal processing and
networking programs.

Marshall is a cum laude graduate of the University of Maryland, College of


Location: Starlight Roof Level:
David Friedberg (The Climate Corporation), Michael Ferrari (Computer Sciences Corporation), Robert S. Marshall (WeatherBug)
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