June 12, 2020


Description

The SPE Members in Transition Seminar Series is designed to include a selection of topics of interest to SPE members who are transitioning in between jobs during the current industry downturn or who are looking for new career opportunities.  The agenda for the forty-seventh seminar in the series will include "Reinvention in Times of Disruption",  "Pivoting 101 - Strategies for Positioning Yourself for Roles in A Down Market", "Strategies for Career Future-Proofing", and a “Discussion of Resources for SPE Members”. 


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Speaker #1 Sammy Haroon
Speaker Speaker #1 Sammy Haroon
Speaker #1 Title: Founder and CEO Speaker #1 Company: AlphaX Decision Sciences Speaker #1 Bio:  Sammy is the Founder and CEO of AlphaX Decision Sciences. AlphaX develops AI software and cloud infrastructure solutions. Previously he was Director, Palo Alto Innovation Center, and Enterprise Data Analytics for Baker Hughes and held …

Speaker #1 Title: Founder and CEO


Speaker #1 Company: AlphaX Decision Sciences


Speaker #1 Bio:  Sammy is the Founder and CEO of AlphaX Decision Sciences. AlphaX develops AI software and cloud infrastructure solutions. Previously he was Director, Palo Alto Innovation Center, and Enterprise Data Analytics for Baker Hughes and held leadership positions with Procter & Gamble, GE, and Delta Airlines. He is a mentor at Silicon Valley’s Alchemist Accelerator. Sammy received a BS in Nuclear Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Speaker #1 Abstract: Reinvention in Times of Disruption


Professionals today have to perpetually reinvent themselves to accommodate economic and sector-specific uncertainties. This talk will discuss opportunities for professional continuity in times of double black swan events such as today’s; from continuing education, and redesigning skillsets for other sectors, to starting new businesses.

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Speaker: Speaker #2 Melanie Woods, GPHR, SPHR
Speaker Speaker #2 Melanie Woods, GPHR, SPHR
Speaker #2 Title:  Managing Partner Speaker #2 Company: CGL Recruiting Speaker #2 Bio: Melanie’s areas of expertise include talent management, strategic planning, developing human capital management systems, cross-functional team building and coaching management teams at all levels within the organization. Melanie founded CGL Recruiting with the intention of creating a …

Speaker #2 Title:  Managing Partner


Speaker #2 Company: CGL Recruiting


Speaker #2 Bio: Melanie’s areas of expertise include talent management, strategic planning, developing human capital management systems, cross-functional team building and coaching management teams at all levels within the organization. Melanie founded CGL Recruiting with the intention of creating a firm focused on more than just the words on a job description. She believes the best way to build a top-performing company is by selecting the talent which best aligns with the short and long-term goals of the corporation to accomplish their strategic business objectives. Melanie has a degree from UT in Applied Learning Development.


Speaker #1 Abstract: Pivoting 101 - Strategies for Positioning Yourself for Roles in A Down Market


Job Seekers are currently in a market that is unlike any other that has ever occurred.  To land your next role, you may need to pivot.  During this session we will discuss the art of pivoting and walkthrough strategies on how to be successful in doing it.


 

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Speaker: Speaker #3 Name: Maitri Erwin
Speaker Speaker #3 Name: Maitri Erwin
Speaker #3 Title: Principal Program Manager – Azure for Energy Speaker #3 Company: Microsoft Speaker #3 Bio: Maitri Erwin is a geoscience and technology projects leader, with experience in energy exploration and subsurface technology development. Maitri is an award-winning industry pioneer in applied geo-computing, the empowerment and advancement of women …

Speaker #3 Title: Principal Program Manager – Azure for Energy


Speaker #3 Company: Microsoft


Speaker #3 Bio: Maitri Erwin is a geoscience and technology projects leader, with experience in energy exploration and subsurface technology development. Maitri is an award-winning industry pioneer in applied geo-computing, the empowerment and advancement of women and minorities in geoscience and STEM, and the mentoring of future leaders. She is currently Principal Program Manager at Microsoft Azure for Energy.


Speaker #3 Abstract: Strategies for Career Future-Proofing


This talk explores ways in which subsurface professionals can develop strategies to face career changes, changing energy and environmental needs, and the modernization and globalization of thought and earth problems. Three high-impact responses to the new energy reality - specifically in the areas of people, practice, and philosophy - are built on in this talk, with concrete examples and recommendations


 

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Organizer

Yetunde Okediji / Susan Howes

Event Contact Name: Yetunde Okediji / Susan Howes


 


Event Contact Email: yetunde.okediji@gmail.com / c.susan.howes@gmail.com


Event Contact Phone #: 817-845-5876 / 713-553-5020


Date and Time

Fri, June 12, 2020

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Location

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United States of America

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