Charles Ro - CEO

Charles Ro has 18 years of experience in Oil and Gas, the capital markets, and finance. He has deep knowledge of fiscal matters, from asset allocation, Cap Ex, risk management, and cash flow. He has worked closely with C-level executives and has managerial experience, including P&L and budgetary responsibilities. His O&G career began on the land side, broadening when he started a software company which would integrate with all facets of upstream, which was set aside during the downturn. This data endeavor; however, continued in working with an O&G analytics group, furthering his understanding of the complexities of decision making processes and a deep knowledge base of upstream. His technical background includes building databases with reporting and financial analysis tools. His passion lies in data governance, where people meet their data. He holds a BS in Statistics from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He enjoys baseball and has served as an associate scout for the Detroit Tigers and Atlanta Braves.

Jim Crompton - Senior Advisor, Data Strategy

Jim retired from Chevron in 2013 after a distinguished 37 year career. In acknowledgement of his contributions in applications of information technology to business problems, he was named a Chevron Fellow in 2002. After retirement, he established Reflections Data Consulting LLC to continue his work in data management and analytics for the Oil & Gas industry. The Society of Petroleum Engineers named him a Distinguished Lecturer in 2010-2011, speaking on the topic of “Putting the Focus on Data,” and he continues as a frequent speaker at SPE conferences on Digital/Intelligent Energy. In 1999, Crompton was elected as chair of the general committee of PIDX (Petroleum Industry Data Exchange) and the API electronic commerce subcommittee. In this position he influenced the direction of the standards setting activities towards emerging technologies and new electronic business models in the energy industry. He also currently sits on the board of the SPE Digital Energy Technology Section (DETS) chairing the Digital Transformation committee. He established the first class on energy and data at the Colorado School of Mines, which he continues to teach today. Jim holds a BS in Geophysical Engineering and an MS in Geophysics from the Colorado School of Mines. He also holds an MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University.

Christopher Campbell

Christopher Campbell studied MIS with a focus on Database Applications at California State, Long Beach. After graduation Chris rose to Sr Database Applications Developer at Boeing, where he and members of his team shaped the future Business Intelligence (BI) platform. Chris built the Enterprise BI Competency Center at Boeing and the Boeing/Lockheed United Launch Alliance. Chris then formed SJ Data Consulting, which has helped clients implement small and large data warehouse and reporting solutions. He has worked in aerospace, telecom, insurance, and marketing. Chris enjoys skiing with his family and exploring the Rocky Mountains on motorcycles.

Skylar English

Skylar English has a demonstrated history of data warehouse work in O&G and telecom. He consulted for two super major oil companies on advanced analytic platforms. He developed a system for contracting supply, crew, jack up, and drillship vessels at better rates. This helped a million-dollar-a-day chartering department find savings of an estimated $20 million dollars per year. He developed models for 4d seismic drilling data to enhance drilling reliability. His technical skills include data warehouse creation, Python, R, SQL, SAS, and computational economics. He also enjoys leading teams of analysts. He holds a BS in Economics with a minor in math from Texas A&M and enjoys rock climbing, motorcycling, skiing, and mountain biking.