Director, Business Development & Strategy, OneRain Inc., USA
Advanced Environmental Monitoring Co-founder, OneRain Inc., an AE Monitoring member company, Ilse’s vision and leadership guided OneRain from its start in professional services to providing mission critical software and 24/7 real-time data services. As OneRain’s chairman (1992-2018) and CEO (1997- 2011), Ilse has participated in advancing hydrologic monitoring and warning systems for almost 30 years, successfully advocating public-private partnerships to help manage water for good outcomes. Having served as a director of the National Hydrologic Warning Council (NHWC) and founding chair of the NHWC ALERT2™ technical working group 2006-2011, Ilse is dedicated to the ongoing growth and success of hydrologic monitoring and information systems. Prior to leading OneRain, Ilse led Classworks, an early Internet-based telecom training company, and developed software and business strategies for public safety information systems at SCC/Intrado, now West Safety Systems. She is bilingual and a dual national (USA-Germany).