James Garriss is the Director of Research Development of Browning Media. He utilizes his academic background in international business in presenting an enhanced international perspective on weather, climate, and its impact around the globe. He has worked and studied in several countries, becoming business fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. As a motivational speaker, Garriss blends a unique mix of story, humor, and experience to meetings and conventions. He has presented to companies worldwide in nearly every industry—from agriculture and energy to hospitality and finance.