Speaker #1 Title: CEO
Speaker #1 Company: Reinsvold & Assoc.
Speaker #1 Bio: Chris Reinsvold is the founder and CEO of the energy-focused executive search firm, Reinsvold & Associates. Prior to establishing Reinsvold & Associates, he worked for other companies in upstream oil & gas, executive search and management consulting. These includes such companies as: Shell, Baker Hughes, Smith International, CERA and A.T. Kearney. Chris has a BSME and MBA - and has been a member of SPE for over 35 years.
Event #1 Description/Presentation Abstract: Secrets of the Executive Search World (and how to make them work for you)
Often, individuals going through a job transition do not fully understand how retained executive search firms really work. Learning how these firms conduct searches can greatly improve an executive’s odds of landing that next great opportunity. This is particularly true for senior leadership roles. Chris will present an honest overview of the search business, the methods and motivations of search firms and hiring companies, and most importantly: how you can benefit from this knowledge.
Speaker #2 Title: Intercultural Specialist
Speaker #2 Company: Chevron
Speaker #2 Bio: Leslie Santamaria has been an Intercultural Specialist with Chevron since 2014. Prior to joining Chevron, she worked as a Program Manager in the Houston Mayor’s Office of International Affairs. She lived in the Dominican Republic, Angola, Honduras and Brazil managing humanitarian projects. She has a Master of International Affairs degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.
Event #2: Description/Presentation Abstract: Working Effectively Across Cultures
This presentation will seek to provide information to the professional who is investigating international opportunities. Living and working abroad can be exciting and challenging at the same time. Leslie will provide a range of cultural bridging strategies for approaching both strategic and tactical challenges in the global workplace.
Speaker #3 Title: Data Science Technical Advisor
Speaker #3 Company: Halliburton
Speaker #3 Bio: Manisha Bhardwaj is a Data Science Technical Advisor and Lead Data Scientist at Halliburton. She provides technical expertise related to data science and analytics, develops research strategies to use latest analytics innovation to turn data into competitive advantage, and makes recommendations for data-driven business decisions. She earned her Masters and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from University of Houston.
Event #3: Description/Presentation Abstract: Data Science: A Transferable Skillset Across Industries
Recent computational and technical advancements in machine learning and data science have shown numerous successful stories across many industries. In this talk, data science and analytics will be presented as a toolbox that can be widely applied across multiple industries when combined with appropriate subject and business domain expertise. Data science use cases from different domains will be highlighted.