Speaker #1 Title: President
Speaker #1 Company: Deep Change
Speaker #1 Bio: Cindy Wigglesworth is the President of Deep Change. She worked at Exxon Mobil for 20 years in HR, including as the Human Resources Manager for Exxon Mobil Coal and Mineral Company – a global organization with 6000 employees. Since 2000 she has been running her own company doing consulting, training and coaching for major organizations. Recently, Cindy has focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. Cindy is a popular speaker and a best-selling author. She has appeared at TEDx events and on TV, radio, and podcast programs. She is the best-selling author of SQ21: Twenty-one Skills of Spiritual Intelligence. You can learn more about Cindy here: https://deepchange.com/about/cindy_wigglesworth
Speaker #1 Abstract: How to Be Effective in a Diverse Workplace
Talking about diversity and inclusion can be confusing and uncomfortable. We'll look at the history and most important terms and concepts regarding this work, and then discuss how you can become more knowledgeable and confident in conversations and interactions in diverse environments. There will be time for questions and answers as well. Specific take-aways will include:
Speaker #2 Title: Software Business Analyst
Speaker #2 Company: TGS
Speaker #2 Bio: Casey is a Software Business Analyst/Product Owner with TGS. Prior to working at TGS he held a variety of roles related to data, geology, research, and GIS. The other companies he has worked for include Concho Resources, IHS Markit, Freeport McMoRan O&G, and Intek Inc. He currently focuses on product management and development utilizing his domain knowledge and skills in data management.
Speaker #2 Abstract: Geology to Product Management: What’s Transferable?
The years 2015 and 2016 were rough for graduates entering the energy workforce, who went from envisioning an exciting career to the industry being flipped on its head. I was one of the lucky ones to have made it into the workforce in 2016. Adaptability and general curiosity helped me find opportunity in a time of uncertainty which has steered my expected career as a geologist into several different jobs, ultimately landing in product development. I’ll talk about the atypical journey of going from a job in exploration in Jordan to product development for a service company. The ups, the downs, and the identity crises caused by momentum swings in the ever-evolving energy industry.