Joseph D’Aleo has 5 decades of impactful roles in education and the weather data, media and climate analysis, attribution research and forecasting industries. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin BS, MS Meteorology and an ABD in Atmospheric Chemistry from NYU.
He then was the weather producer for WCBS TV, Radio and Network Weather Center in New York City while he worked on his doctorate at NYU.
He then helped establish and grow the very successful meteorology program at Lyndon State College where he chaired the department. He left to be weather producer for John Coleman at ABC Good Morning America. John and Joe launched the Weather Channel in 1982 where he was responsible for hiring and directing the 64 meteorologists and broadcasters and designing the award winning programming.
Mr. D’Aleo transitioned to the partner WSI Corporation, where he focused on visionary product development for media, aviation and energy and later R&D into multivariate statistical modeling for long range forecasting. He was Editor and “Dr. Dewpoint” for WSI’s popular Intellicast.com web site where he did one of the first weather and climate blogs. He authored a Resource Guide on El Nino and La Nina for Greenwood Publishing. Mr. D’Aleo has also authored numerous articles and peer reviewed papers and was a contributing author for Evidence Based Climate Science. He made many presentations and keynote addresses on how sun and ocean cycles have made seasonal climate forecasting skillful and explain changing regimes in climate and associated extremes. Joe was a partner in a successful hedge fund trading energy and agriculture before joining Weatherbell Analytics, LLC as co-chief Meteorologist.
Mr. D’Aleo is a Certified Consultant Meteorologist and a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS). He has chaired the American Meteorological Society’ Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and has co-chaired national conferences for both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. Mr. D’Aleo was elected by his peers as a Councilor for the AMS.