Scott Strenfel is a utility weather and fire weather expert and has been in a utility leadership role for a decade. He currently runs the Meteorology Operations and Fire Science teams at PG&E and is the Chief Meteorologist for emergency activations. Prior to PG&E, Scott worked at Sonoma Technology Inc., and researched the efficacy of satellite-based fire detection systems and modeled emissions from wildfires. Scott holds a B.S. and a M.S. in Meteorology and was one of the first graduates from the San Jose State Fire Weather Research Laboratory.