Chairman & CEO The Weather Company
David Kenny is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Weather Company (Weather). An experienced executive with a strong record in the media and digital industries, Kenny oversees the company’s valuable portfolio of consumer and business-to-business weather brands and businesses including The Weather Channel, weather.com, wunderground.com, intellicast.com and WSI. Kenny assumed this role in January 2012 after serving as president of Akamai, the leading cloud platform designed to help enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences to mobile and fixed Internet users.
Previously, he served as managing partner of VivaKi, the combined worldwide media and digital arm of Publicis Groupe, and he was co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Digitas Inc., a top global integrated brand agency. Kenny currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of The Ad Council and SessionM. He is also a director of Teach for America, a nonprofit that enlists recent graduates to teach and to effect change in under-resourced and low-income communities. Kenny received an MBA from the Harvard School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree from the GM Institute (now Kettering University).
Through its many consumer brands and partners, The Weather Company provides millions of people every day with the world’s best weather forecasts, content and data, connecting with them through television, online, mobile and tablet screens. Through its professional brands, the company delivers superior weather services for the media, aviation, marine and energy sectors.