R&D Study Group – Finding and Working with Small Technology Companies

Speaker Christina Karapataki
Christina Karapataki is a Venture Principal in the Early Stage Technology Investments group at Schlumberger Technology Corporation. In this role she works closely with Schlumberger Business Units and Engineering Centers to assess joint development opportunities and lead investment evaluations. She specializes in early stage investments in energy, advanced materials and ...

Christina Karapataki is a Venture Principal in the Early Stage Technology Investments group at Schlumberger Technology Corporation. In this role she works closely with Schlumberger Business Units and Engineering Centers to assess joint development opportunities and lead investment evaluations. She specializes in early stage investments in energy, advanced materials and sustainability technologies. Prior to her current role, Christina worked for ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing in both the European and North America offices, and gained venture experience evaluating oil and gas technology investments with Venrock Management LLC in 2011. She was also a Business Development Associate for Oscomp Systems, a start-up company developing natural gas compression systems. Christina’s background is in Chemical Engineering with B.A. and M.Eng. degrees from the University of Cambridge. She is a graduate from MIT, with an S.M. degree in Energy Technology and Policy, where her research at the MIT Energy Initiative focused on evaluating water management technologies for shale gas production operations.

Full Description

The February R&D lunch will focus on how to find, evaluate, contract and work with small technology companies that have unique technologies that could advance your company's new product and/or technology development efforts. Christina Karapataki from Schlumberger will provide insights on how she approaches small technology companies to help further Schlumberger's new product and technology agenda. In addition, we will have a couple of small technology companies discuss their technologies and their perspectives on finding and working with large company partners.

Organizer Skip Davis

When?

Thu, Feb. 5, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

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Where?

Norris Westchase Center
9990 Richmond Ave., Suite 102
Houston, Texas 77042
United States

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