STATE COLLEGE, PA – Claudia Natanson joined AccuWeather as Vice President of Information Security effective immediately, the company announced Wednesday. In this role, Natanson will be responsible for leading strategy, administration, and operations within a broad information security and digital program, reporting to AccuWeather Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Chris Patti.
Natanson, a highly respected and distinguished digital and cyber security transformation expert within the international arena joins AccuWeather after having held positions at Security Practitioners as Founder and Chair of GlobalCEP, Security, and as Digital Transformation Strategic Advisor at Aramark, Chief Security Officer for the Department for Work and Pensions (UK), Security Strategic Advisor at Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Chief information Security Officer at Diageo and various other roles. In addition to Natanson’s impressive professional credentials, she has been recognized by the Financial Times as a top influencer for technology.
“We are delighted to welcome Claudia into this critical position at AccuWeather,” said Patti. “Claudia’s vision and considerable expertise within the field, including a commanding knowledge of the bridge between security and global compliance, will surely support our strategy and roadmap for information security, information assurance and cyber defense, continuing our commitment to innovation and safety.”
Said Natanson, “I am excited to join the AccuWeather team and have the opportunity to build upon its reputation for world-class technology while focusing on modernizing core security capabilities across departments as AccuWeather continues to provide weather forecasts and warnings with proven Superior Accuracy™ and develop a wide range of other innovative products to keep people and businesses safe and protected.”
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Natanson, who also currently sits as Chair at the UK Cyber Security Council, received her Master’s of Science, Computer Science and Ph.D, Computers and Education degrees at the University of Birmingham.
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AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features available free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Furthermore, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally. Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs. AccuWeather, RealFeel, RealFeel Shade, WinterCast, and MinuteCast are all registered trademarks of AccuWeather, Inc. AccuWeather RealFeel Temperature, AccuWeatherIQ, AccuWeather RealImpact, AccuWeather RI, AccuWeather MinuteCast, AccuWeather Network, Minute by Minute and Superior Accuracy are all trademarks of AccuWeather, Inc. All other trademarks, product names and logos are the property of their respective owners. The AccuWeather app for Android phone and tablet users is free at the Google Play store. The AccuWeather iOS app is free at www.AppStore.com. Visit accuweather.com for additional information.