Management Team

Board of Directors

Board of Advisors

Amit Mehta

Mr. Mehta, a serial entrepreneur is a huge advocate of real time data utilization, collaboration and decision making. His vision  has been recognized nationally in magazines such as Automation World, Connected World, CIO magazine and Forbes. Under Mehta’s leadership, Moblize was ranked for three consecutive years as a top 100 innovative company in Connected World Magazine, holding its own alongside industry giants such as  GE, IBM and Accenture. Mr. Mehta holds a Masters degree in Design, Manufacturing and Management from Cambridge University, UK.

Chief Administrative Officer

Mr. Robert Purvis is a seasoned business development executive who brings 29 years of operations and people management, sales and business development experience with Schlumberger. Before joining Moblize, Bob spent 5 years of business development, account management and sales of collaboration centers and real-time drilling software for Kongsberg, 2 years focused on developing growth strategies, due diligence, market assessment, market entry and acquisition planning for a wide range of Qittitut Consulting customers.

Duy Nguyen

Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Duy Nguyen oversees Moblize’s worldwide software development, including all related infrastructure. Mr. Nguyen has been in the software industry since 1997 and has significant experience and expertise in application, integration, and enterprise architecture, large scale web-infrastructure, and distributed systems. In prior roles, he has designed, built and supported software used by some of the world’s largest and most demanding customers, including Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Lufthansa, NY Yankees, Houston Texans, NY Giants to name a few. Mr. Nguyen holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of Houston.

Kuldip Mehta

Managing Director Asia Pacific Region

Mr. Mehra is responsible for Human Resources and Operations for the South East Asia Region. He brings over 30 years of management experience in the financial world serving in India and abroad. He most recently served as CEO of Indo Zambia Bank, a joint venture between three nationalized banks of India and the Government of Zambia. He was President of Zambian Institute Bankers.Under his leadership the financial institution was declared as JEWEL OF ZAMBIA by the Government of Zambia.

E. Joseph Grady

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Grady joined Contango in March 2005 and has more than 25 years of financial, operational and administrative experience. His previous positions included serving as Senior Vice President – Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Texas Petrochemicals Holdings, Inc., Vice President – Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Forcenergy Inc. and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Pelto Oil Company. Mr. Grady is also a managing director of Vision Fund Advisors, Inc., a financial advisory firm he co-founded in 2001 that provides financial advisory and capital raising services to development-stage companies. Mr. Grady started his career with Touche Ross & Co., predecessor to Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Grady received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Louisiana State University and is a certified public accountant.

Bob Grazer

Bob Grazer graduated from Boston College with BS degrees in Geology and Geophysics in 1980 and a Master of Science degree from MIT in Earth and Planetary Science in 1982.  He has worked at Chevron for 30 years.  As an Earth Scientist, Bob held a variety of technical assignments including seismic processing, software engineering and support for Petrotechnical, Information Management and GIS applications.

Bob has held a variety of Management positions in Chevron over the past 12 years with increasing responsibilities.  He was Manager of High Performance Computing and the Information Management division in the Energy Technology Company.  Bob has spent the last 4 years in the Information Technology Company as Manager of Business Applications and most recently, Manager of Data Assets and Analytics prior to joining the Venture Capital team in November, 2012. As a Venture Executive in Chevron Technology Ventures, Bob is currently responsible for 4 portfolio companies.

Rick Morneau

Rick started in the energy industry at Schlumberger-Doll Research Center in Ridgefield, Connecticut, where he successfully developed commercial wireline software. He joined Chevron in 1983 where he held various positions utilizing his technical Oil & Gas knowledge and Information Technology expertise. Rick managed internal software development groups, started Chevron’s Information Management for Major Capital Projects group and for the 7 years prior to his retirement in 2010 he managed Strategic Research and Technology Development with the transformational information technology domain. In 2011, he joined the Advisory Board for VRcontext, launched Morneau Consulting and held the first Virtual Reality Summit Conference in conjunction with Digital Plant.  Throughout his career, Rick has been at the technology intersection of innovative ideas, practical solutions and business readiness. He has a Bachelor of Science from University of Arizona and a Masters of Science from Purdue University, both in Geophysics.

Omar Kulbrandstad

Omar is a thirty-year veteran of the Oil and Gas industry. Omar is co-founder and former CEO of RigNet (NASDAQ: RNET) where he gained knowledge and experience building a technology business within Oil & Gas industry from the ground up. He has spent his career in different parts of the globe including the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, establishing and growing successful teams. The first half of his career was with Schlumberger were he progressed from the field to various leadership positions. Omar brings a deep understanding of the global Oil & Gas industry with great understanding of cultural differences, operating conditions and business dynamics around the world. Mr. Kulbrandstad holds a degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics from Trondheim School of Technology in Norway.