Jim Anderson – Chairman

Jim Anderson was elected Chair of the Hydro-Meteorological Equipment Industry at its Twenty-first General Assembly meeting held during the Eighteenth World Meteorological Congress in June of 2019.

Mr. Anderson is the Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Earth Networks. He is focused on the international and domestic expansion of the company and meeting the weather and environmental monitoring needs for a number of vertical market stakeholders, including government agencies, agriculture, energy and transportation. Mr. Anderson joined the company in 2002 and led the launch business efforts in the energy, public safety, federal government and commercial verticals.

Previously, Mr. Anderson was a principle consultant at American Management Systems, where he helped launch the energy and utilities practice. Prior to that, he conducted economic and public policy research in the agriculture and environmental sectors.

Mr. Anderson holds an MBA from Georgetown University, a master of science in environmental economics and policy from the University of Maine, and a bachelor of science in biology and economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.