Epsis today announced that it has appointed Bart Stafford as its new Senior Vice President (SVP) to support Epsis’ in its international expansion. Bart has also committed to Epsis through a private placement taking an equity position in the company. As SVP, Bart will help Epsis grow across all business segments and support the advancement of the company’s positioning and global reach. Located in the US, Bart will particularly focus on the North American market, but will also use his broad international experience and network for global business development.
Prior to joining Epsis, Bart has led SAIC’s and Wipro’s global digital oilfield solution initiatives over the last ten years. As a part of his responsibilities at SAIC and Wipro, he has personally worked with the Digital Oilfield/Integrated Operations programs at Chevron, Shell, PTTEP, ZADCO and Qatar Petroleum among others. In addition, he has been an active participant in industry groups like the SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) focused on these topics.
«I am delighted to be an investor and an employee with Epsis,» says Bart Stafford.
«I have been aware of the company and their innovative Epsis TeamBox technology for years, and have personally seen the value realized by Epsis customers. TeamBox is a proven platform for orchestrating activities and integrating information and processes that doesn’t require rearchitecting the technical environment. I am looking forward to working with customers in the Americas to accelerate value realized through collaboration by using TeamBox, as well as consulting with customers on a global basis.
Jan-Erik Nordtvedt, CEO and founder of Epsis, says:
«We are thrilled to have Bart with us! Bart is a seasoned executive with extensive International experience within integrated operations and business development. He will add a new dimension to our international aspirations as Epsis continues to grow its client base and regional presence».