Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details


ID: 738855 Minnesota, USA

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Expert is an American Meteorological Society ("AMS") Certified Consulting Meteorologist and Certified Broadcast Meteorologist with over 20 years of weather, climate, and critical incident communications experience. As a team and project leader within a prestigious broadcasting network, he has helped create and implement brands, best practices, and graphical assets in use at local and national media outlets across the United States. Among these, Expert's intrinsic desire to share his passion for climate and weather with others led him to create the (undisclosed); a system for viewers to share their weather observations and media with meteorologists nationwide. With communication skills were forged in the heat of local and national television lights, Expert is the winner of 10 Emmy Awards. He is one of the most trusted sources of weather, climate, and earth science information in the state of Minnesota, as well as a go-to contributor for (undisclosed) News nationally.

Expert's passion for serving the community extends to his role as AMS Commissioner on Professional Affairs, where he leads hundreds of volunteer and serves as an ex-officio member of the AMS board of directors. He is routinely invited to speak in person about climate and weather communication with a wide range of audiences, from students, to marketing professionals, to weather enthusiasts.

A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Expert received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Atmospheric Science from the University at Albany. There, he studied under some of the world’s leading atmospheric scientists, completing original research to develop a forecasting method now used by the National Weather Service.

A routine contributor to national and international conferences, Expert engages face-to-face with the world’s leading experts on climate change and weather. He has collaborated on projects with cutting-edge research institutions including NASA, Yale University, George Mason University, University at Albany, the National Weather Association, the Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit, and Climate Central, among others.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: MS Subject: Atmospheric Science Institution: University at Albany
Year: 2000 Degree: BS Subject: Atmospheric Science Institution: University at Albany

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director of Meteorology Department:
Excel at explaining complex topics to a diverse audience, using innovative story-telling methods and technology. The content Expert presents (both locally and nationally) he also creates from end-to-end, for multiple broadcast and digital platforms. He is the creator and project manager of an Emmy Award winning branding and content strategy. After organizing and implementing governance for more than 2,000 viewers across the upper Midwest to contribute neighborhood weather content, he then collaborated with meteorologists and management teams to deploy it nationwide, across the ViacomCBS television station group, with a potential audience of 37 million people. As a department leader, Expert is responsible for initiating staffing, coverage, and editorial planning for high-impact weather events, as well as continuing education of teammates.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Meteorologist Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Commissioner on Professional Affairs Department:
Director-level position leading the commission that governs the Society’s worldwide certification programs, along with private sector, operational and professional development areas. Help implement and expand Society’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, including through the AMS Early Career Leadership Academy. Serve as an ex officio member of the Commission on Weather, Water and Climate Enterprise Steering Committee, AMS Planning Commission, Awards Oversight Committee, and Mentoring365 Committee.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department:
Assist organizations in creating and implementing a forward-thinking climate and/or sustainable component to their operational and marketing plan, with the goal of creating a business advantage. Provide real-time, forecast-based weather decision support for events. Provide testimony in legal proceedings as an expert witness. End-to-end, multiplatform content creation for science- and lifestyle-related topics.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2022 Employer: St. Cloud State University Title: Adjunct Professor, Meteorology Department:
Developed a curriculum to teach students how to present a comprehensive and professional television weathercast, as well as how to effectively use social media in a business setting, communicate climate change, and negotiate broadcast contracts.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to 2008 Employer: WRGB-TV/WCWN-TV Title: Meteorologist Department:
Delivered forecasts within live, scheduled on-air newscasts, as well as during severe and high-impact disruptive weather outside of scheduled newscasts. Computer systems maintenance, training, continuing education, graphical development, frequent strategic planning and meetings with news management, creative services department, and promotions. Up to 10 deadlines per day for live broadcasts.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to 2000 Employer: Clear Channel Communications Title: Assistant Program Director Department:
Assistant Program Director and Imaging Director for 50kW, top-rated, news/talk radio station and sports/talk radio station. Responsible for producing and directing talk shows and live news coverage, such as breaking news and weather, and election night coverage. Trained employees, engineered remote broadcasts, maintained on-air computer systems (AudioVault and Prophet). Wrote and produced entire on-air imaging/promotional package for several years.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
American Meteorological Society ("AMS") Certified Broadcast Meteorologist
AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist
Awards / Recognition
• Advisor to Climate Central, a non-profit organization dedicated to effective communication about climate change
• Advisor to IBM/The Weather Company providing ideas and feedback for the continuing development of MAX, IBM’s industry-leading on-air weather graphics software
• One of only ten meteorologists nationwide to receive a grant to broadcast live from Kennedy Space Center leading up to, and during, the launch of the GOES-R environmental satellite
• ‘40 Under 40’ Business & Community Leader: Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal
• Emmy Award Winner: 6 years
• New York State Broadcasters Association Award Winner
• Phi Beta Kappa: Member of Alpha Alpha chapter (University at Albany)

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