Tech Talks: Innovation Factori

In this Tech Talk, Schlumberger Global INNOVATION FACTORI Manager Morten Jensen discusses why now is the time to accelerate and integrate digital innovation into our essential industry workflows to deliver results that will help bring our industry forward.

Topics discussed in this Tech Talk include:

1. What is INNOVATION FACTORI? Defining how INNOVATION FACTORI engages with companies worldwide and in what ways it collaborates.

2. Discuss why we need digital innovation and change in our industry workflow and general collaboration within our industry to be successful.

3. We have digital technology, machine learning, AI and cloud compute, but need improvements more than ever. Examine why we’re also in a better position to fix these improvements more than ever.

4. Success story on integrate and scale.

5. Re-capping the journey of how you go from innovation to full deployments, to full value, and how new technology will bring our industry forward.

This Tech Talk is categorized under the Data Science and Engineering Analytics technical discipline.

David Gibson (Moderator)


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David Gibson has earned a reputation as a disruptive thought leader in the field of emerging oilfield technology.An engineer-turned-entrepreneur, David now owns and manages Gibson Reports, a MWD and Directional Drilling market research firm as well as a partner and board member for several start-up companies. Launching his oilfield career as a UTA-trained Mechanical Engineer, David has a 14-year track record of working for both major and independent service providers in global and domestic onshore and offshore capacities operating a wide range of tools from survey-on-connection to offshore penta-combos.Serving in leadership roles ranging from Sub-Committee Chair to Board of Directors in several professional oil and gas associations like IADD, SPE, AADE and IADC, David is a highly-requested public speaker and has been featured on 25+ different industry podcasts and livestreams to date.Known for his catchphrase, "know your industry", David's core mission is to drive the oil and gas industry toward a more knowledgeable, sustainable future.

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Morten Jensen



Morten has worked with software development for Schlumberger in Norway and internationally for more than two decades. In the early years, he rolled out agile software development practices for the company and managed multi-discipline projects with global coordination. He managed the software development centers in Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen dedicated to the development of industry-leading technologies such Petrel* subsurface modeling platform and the Ocean* open software development framework. He established and led the Software Technology Innovation Center (STIC) in Silicon Valley, California, dedicated to the digital transformation of Schlumberger products and services.  In his current role, Morten manages the INNOVATION FACTORI with global responsibility for digital innovation projects in collaboration with key strategic customers to accelerate innovation and adoption of digital technologies. 

This SPE Live Tech Talk is sponsored by Schlumberger.



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