Chief Information Officer
As chief information officer at The Weather Channel television network, George Lott sets the technical direction, financial management and execution of the technology strategy for the company. His team’s technology powers all on-air products and ensures The Weather Channel viewers enjoy the best experience possible.
His responsibilities include broadcast systems, in-studio technology, automation systems, satellite uplink/transmissions, content and media asset management, and video acquisition. George also oversees the thought leadership and delivery of Localization products on the network, including bound and unbound apps, interactive TV, OTT and TV Everywhere products, as well as the STAR technology behind localized forecasts and the well known “Local on the 8s” segments.
Prior to joining The Weather Channel as vice president of localization in 2012, George worked at InterContinental Hotels Group. While at IHG, he served as director of brand innovation and guest technologies, director of strategy and innovation, and director of program management. Previously he led various systems, applications and projects in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia as an SAP project manager for Kimberly-Clark Corporation.
George is a member of the Technology Association of Georgia. He received his bachelor’s degree in operations management from Auburn University. He enjoys wakesurfing and wakeboarding in his free time, and he lives in the Atlanta area with his wife and two young daughters.