Oklahoma Weather Corporation Makes America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies List for the Eighth Time

August 12, 2015 by Steve Miller
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Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. Ranks No. 4306 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 63% wdt-new

NORMAN, OK, August 12, 2015 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. No. 4306 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. This is the 8th time WDT has been recognized. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.

"We are delighted to again be included in this prestigious listing," said Mike Eilts, President and CEO of WDT. "For the past 15 years, our expert staff of meteorologists have focused on providing state-of-the-science weather detection, nowcasting, and forecasting systems for global deployment in operational environments," said Eilts. "Without our exceptional customers, partners, and these dedicated employees, repeat honors such as appearing in the Inc. 5000 list would not be possible."

The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $205 billion, generating 647,000 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

"The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."

More about Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions. For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://www.inc.com/.

About Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT)

Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. is the industry leader, providing organizations with weather decision support on a global scale. WDT offers specific expertise with big data and analytics with its SkyWise® APIs and SDKs and large suite of hazardous weather detection and prediction, forecast modeling, decision analytics, GIS, mobile apps and interactive mapping capabilities. WDT employs the world-renowned WeatherOps forecast team, staffed by experts who provide global asset projection and commodities trading decision support.
WDT maintains operational offices in Norman, Oklahoma and Houston, Texas.

For more information contact:

Steve Miller
405.633.2868
smiller at wdtinc.com

Steve Miller

Steve oversees the global management of WDT’s WeatherOps, SkyWise, and mobile brands, including consumer insights, digital marketing, creative development management, marketing effectiveness, social responsibility, sponsorships and corporate communications. He has been a fixture in the weather industry for over 20 years, building global brands within the private sector. Prior to this assignment, Miller led outward communications efforts for Weather Decision Technologies, overseeing public relations, corporate content and brand visibility. Steve has marketed WDT since 2011, following his investment in and management of, start-ups, primarily within the healthcare and private weather industries. He is a product of the Oklahoma State University School of Business with an educational background in both Marketing and International Business.