BOULDER — Spire Global Inc. (NYSE: SPIR), a Vienna, Virginia-based company that provides space-based data, analytics and space services, has appointed Michael Eilts as general manager of Weather and Earth Intelligence.
Eilts will relocate to Boulder, where the majority of Spire’s weather team is based. He will report to Spire’s chief operating officer, Theresa Condor.
“Mike shares Spire’s vision to leverage data to make our world safer, cleaner and more prosperous. He has spent his career developing innovative technologies to make weather information more impactful and accessible,” Condor said in a written statement. “His unique set of expertise in SaaS business development and weather will be integral in guiding our weather data and solutions.”
Eilts co-founded Weather Decision Technologies, a weather-information software-as-a-service company, where he served as president and CEO for 18 years until the company’s acquisition by DTN. He continued with DTN as a senior vice president.