Amit Mehta, built AKM Enterprises Inc. a few short years ago with $3 and turned it into the profitable company it is today, valued at multi million dollars. Under his leadership, AKM Enterprises Inc. was ranked #1 as the “Best Entrepreneurial Company in America” in 2018. Amit is regularly invited as a thought leader to speak with executive leaders on “Best Practices and Disruptive Practices from Silicon Valley”, which can be adopted by professionals in the oil and gas sector. He was also a regular speaker at AADE, SPE, IADC and ShaleTech events in 2018. Among his many other accolades, Amit has been featured in many industry reputable magazines like Voyage, Forbes, CIO Magazine, JPT, World Oil, Hart E&P, Oilvoice, Oilman, Mixergy .and was recently nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2019.
Amit graduated from the University of Cambridge, UK with a degree in Design, Manufacture and Management. He currently divides his time between Silicon Valley and Houston, where he resides half of each year.
Recently completing her bachelors of science in economics and mathematics degree, Ashia has several years banking experience. At AKM Enterprises Inc. she is tasked with establishing AR measurability.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGER
Austin started his career working for Baker Hughes as an MWD engineer, specializing in rotary steerable systems, in the North East, drilling in the Marcellus, Utica, and Rogersville formations. Austin earned his Bachelors of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College where he also competed on the Speech & Debate and Rowing teams.
ADMINISTRATIVE /OFFICE MANAGEMENT
Cindy’s has a bachelors in Human Resources and holds SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) from the Society for Human Resource Management. Over her 12 year career she has worked predominantly in Oil and Gas and Non Profit. Her forte and strengths has been proven in recruiting and employee relations. At AKM Enterprises Inc. she is responsible for the strategic development of US Staff. Cindy is tasked with leading recruitment and retention and expanding its corporate culture as the company ramps up for significant anticipated growth.
Imran is a Geoscientist having several years of experience with Chevron. His areas of expertise include G&G operations, wells planning and drilling, risk assessment and mitigation, pore pressure, geomechanics and wellbore stability modelling for pre / post drill wells in complex areas. Imran has a Master’s degree in Earth Science from university of Lausanne, Switzerland. He likes travelling and excursion.
CUSTOMER SUCCESS MATTER
Jack previously served as a Drilling Consultant for Halliburton and a Sales Engineer for TMK Pipe, where he provided well design and casing solutions for wells in the Gulf of Mexico and onshore US. Jack holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Jack’s interests include hiking and cycling.
Jesse holds direct drilling field experience as an MWD with specialized focus in the Haynesville Shale Region of Northern Louisiana, Real-Time Drilling, Remote Monitoring, Analysis and Directional Drilling supplemented by a prominent Oil and Gas technical sales background. In his spare time he is a master craftsmen with a passion for building furniture and he enjoys spending time with his family.
Joseph has over 27 years in bringing cutting-edge technology to corporate clients. Has previously served a senior Tech Lead in PROS (NYSE:PRO) and Yahoo. At PROS, he played a critical role in architecting, designing complex and scalable enterprise software applications. He has strong technical expertise in evaluation and selection of development tools. Joseph enjoys mentoring juniors and enjoys coding
Kendal started his career as MWD/Directional Driller for Calmena Energy for 2 years followed by running the Chesapeake Energy Operations Center as Manager Operations for nearly 4 years. Kendall earned his Bachelors in Business Management from the University of Oklahoma. Kendall also served as a marine in Special forces.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Matt is a seasoned business development executive with over 22 years of experience in sales and account management. Prior to AKM Enterprises Inc., Matt served as Sales Manager for Intrepid Directional Directional , business development manager for Scientific Drilling and NOV to name a few. Matt graduated with Bachelor in Business Administration from Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.
“Mena Batir is a Product Engineer in our Product Group, prior to his current role Mena spent some time as a Junior Customer Success Manager, where he worked closely with our clients to ensure they have the support they need from our platform. He brings years of field engineering experience on workover rigs and rigless operations with focus on coiled tubing. In his years of experience, he has managed and led operations such as coiled tubing drilling, nitrogen lift, acid stimulation, wireline logging, perforating and slicklining. Mena leverages his experience to drive innovation and cost/schedule savings into any project he is on. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Texas A&M University.”
Software Engineering Manager
Phillips brings over 20 years of experience in the Software Engineering field. He is a proven technology leader from Silicon Valley with experience in delivering software applications for web, mobile, SaaS, PaaS, consumers and enterprise-grade products built with cloud-based technology, ML, big data, analytics, metrics, logs, high scalability and performance. He earned Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and Masters in Computers from Sn Jose State University, CA
IT Infrastructure Lead
Randal Johnston brings over 12 years of experience managing s and IT infrastructure teams at variety of fortune 100 companies. Prior to AKM Enterprises Inc. he lead design, development and 24 by 7 support of IT infrastructure and operations for the City of Lufkin.
VICE PRESIDENT SALES & SERVICES
Ricardo brings over 15 years’ experience in drilling engineering, real-time drilling optimization centers, drilling optimization, management and service/product strategy. Holding various positions, ranging from M/LWD engineer, country manager and drilling optimization services director. He’s worked in Asia, North & South America and the Middle East. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar and his Masters in Business Administration from Heriot Watt University
Saraan served as Senior Drilling Engineer for Exxon Mobil for 5 years where she drilled wells in the East Texas region primarily. Saraan earned her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Saraan interest includes mentoring young Women in Mathematics and Science fields.
DRILLING SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT
Spencer Bohlander is an accomplished Drilling Supervisor with experience in the Atchafalaya, Anadarko, Delaware, Eagle Ford, and Permian Basins. Prior to joining AKM Enterprises Inc., Spencer worked as a Drilling Engineer with a record in offshore deepwater and is a graduate of Apache’s Accelerated Development Program, NEXT’s Drilling Project and Risk Management course, Schlumberger’s D&M school, and Halliburton’s Cementing Engineering school. He holds certifications in Safety Management and Leadership from Balmart Consulting, Team Leadership from Leaderra and IADC’s Well Control.
FULL STACK DEVELOPER
Thanh has over 27 years in software development using different technologies. He has involved in all software life cycles and solved many complex problems in different areas. He enjoys learning new technologies and sharing knowledge with the team.