- Wireless Seismic Strengthens Seismic Team
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Wireless Seismic announced the hiring of Travis Bird and Scott Williams to the newly-created positions of Chief Financial Officer and Sales Director/Americas respectively and the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Sugar Land, Texas, located just outside of Houston - the Energy Capital of the World. Wireless Seismic is the developer of an innovative wireless seismic data acquisition system with real-time data return.
"We are delighted to add Travis and Scott to our team," said Roy Kligfield, Wireless Seismic's President and Chief Executive Officer. "They bring the perfect combination of financial acumen, business strategy and industry knowledge that will be an invaluable addition to our company as we ramp-up the commercial launch of RT 1000 - our revolutionary seismic data acquisition system."
Prior to joining Wireless Seismic, Travis Bird served as Director, Corporate Development, at Novatek, Inc., a company that develops technologies for the oil and gas, construction and mining industries. In this role, Bird drove business strategy through the successful realization of multiple mergers and acquisition transactions. Bird has held executive financial roles with several emerging growth organizations. Before Novatek, he served as CFO of NovaDrill, Inc., a technology company that develops drilling tools for the oil and gas exploration and procurement industry. Bird drove financial strategies for NovaDrill through to its successful acquisition. He also worked at the global business services firm Ernst & Young, LLC in Los Angeles where he led engagement teams in providing corporate audit services to public and private businesses across multiple industries. Bird is a licensed CPA.
Scott Williams served as Vice President Sales for Guralp, a United Kingdom-based equipment manufacturer, prior to joining Wireless Seismic. Williams previously held positions as Regional Manager, United States and Latin America Sales, for INOVA Geophysical as well as Global Business Development Manager and Technical Sales Manager, Land Imaging Division, for ION Geophysical. Williams began his career as a surveyor and seismic observer before working his way up through the ranks to a regional field service manager. Scott also gained experience in managing electronic manufacturing operations.
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