Alan is a computer engineer and entrepreneur who enjoys creating consumer products. Alan co-founded the Weather Underground, a leading weather website in 1995 while completing his Bachelors in Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan. He began his career as the company’s Director of Technology building web products from government weather data. Alan completed a master’s degree at Stanford University in Human-Computer Interaction. After graduating, Alan became President of the Weather Underground and grew the company to become the second-largest weather website, with 50 employees and over 20 million unique monthly visitors. In 2012, Weather Underground was sold to The Weather Channel. After successful integration, Weather Underground continues as a brand and a set of products at the Weather Channel.
In 2014 Alan worked as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NOAA to help the government copy data to modern cloud services, so that private companies could build innovative new products on this treasure trove of environmental data. Alan currently advises startups in San Francisco.
Alan Steremberg, BSE CE ’94
Former President, Weather Underground, Inc.