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Steve Strum

Vice President of Extended Forecast Services

After working within the energy sector, Steve identified an industry need and established Frontier Weather, a provider of historical and forecast weather data to the energy and finance sectors. Frontier was acquired by WDT last September. Steve serves as Vice President of Extended Forecast Services, continuing to operate Frontier under the WDT umbrella.

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Mike Arellano

Marine Weather Solutions Expert

Mike Arellano is a meteorologist serving in a business development capacity for global exploration & production-based clientele. With over 25 years experience in the offshore/marine energy industry, plus 15 years as an operational forecaster, Arellano has robust industry knowledge with the experience to back it up.


Mike Gauthier

Senior Vice President, Sales

Mike has led the WDT North American Sales Operation since 2005, helping to generate revenue, increase market presence, expand vertical market segments, and build dynamic relationships. Mike brings extensive experience with business continuity sales and emergency management to WDT, the result of over 25 years of sales experience in the weather and outdoor recreation industries.


Eric Faulkner

Frontier Weather Solutions Expert

Eric began his career in energy sales after graduating from The Ohio State University. As a Weather Solutions Expert, he will make sure energy companies leverage Frontier Weather data to make appropriate business decisions.


Renny Vandewege

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Renny Vandewege serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development at WDT, overseeing the overall growth of WDT’s customer base and markets globally. He has been a leader in the weather industry for over 13 years, with a focus on growth of revenue and programs in broadcasting, academia, and the private weather industry.

Renny is passionate about providing customers with a high return on investment through providing superior products, consultation, and support using WDT’s weather risk communication tools and weather analytics. His background includes: business development, product management, coaching, teaching, on-air broadcasting, strategic planning, metrics and analytics, and team building.

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