Chris is the Director, Distribution at Pelmorex which operates The Weather Network and MétéoMédia brands. He is responsible for developing content and data partnerships globally working with companies to create effective strategies for integrating weather data into their business operations. During his tenure at Pelmorex he has developed extensive experience in dealing with data as a product. This includes developing effective distribution methods, deriving business value from data, and dealing with licensing and rights issues. Chris is also a member of the ODX Advisory Board providing the organization with private sector insight into the use of open data.