Weathen man

Farrell, Maureen
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/16/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p38
The article presents information on the career of Robert Baron, owner of Baron Services. Robert had been a meteorologist at the NBC news affiliate for 20 years. By late 1992 Baron released his first storm-tracking software, allowing weathermen to follow the direction and speed of storms down to street level. As stated, today Baron Services--with 100 employees--is a fixture in the $5 billion U.S. weather-data industry. Also, Robert, now 65 years of age, is ready to retire.


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