Barry Lee Myers is Chief Executive Officer of AccuWeather, Inc., a company founded by his elder brother Joel Myers.
Myers is a native of Philadelphia, PA. A graduate of Philadelphia's Central High School, he received his B.S. in business administration and economics from the Pennsylvania State University and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law. Myers served for 18 years on the Graduate School faculty at Penn State in Penn State’s nationally recognized Smeal College of Business.
Prior to becoming CEO of AccuWeather in September 2007, Myers served as the company’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel. In this role he was responsible for directing the strategic initiatives and developing many of the company’s acquisitions and major business relationships.
Since 1990, Myers has been a member of the Board of Directors of the American Weather and Climate Industry Association the weather industry’s trade association, serving as the industry’s chief federal-relations office. Myers is recognized as an expert in weather information exchange and public/private relationships in the weather field. He has also served as advisor to the Director of the U.S. National Weather Service at the U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization Meetings in Geneva, Switzerland in 2001 and 2008.