Mallik Guggari

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Mallik Guggari has more than 20 years of experience in leading and managing development and commercialization of innovative solutions for Oil and Gas drilling industry.  His visionary leadership during his tenure at National Oilwell Varco and Ross Hill Controls has resulted into a number of groundbreaking solutions that are currently being used in drilling industry to improve efficiency and to optimize drilling process. He is industry expert on system engineering, automation and adaptation of automation to drilling. He has extensive academic and practical experience in complex engineering and business management systems.

Mallik Guggari has worked with leading companies such as Shell, BP, Schlumberger, Path Finder, Baker Hughes, Transocean, and Diamond Offshore to find practical solutions to evolving drilling technologies and processes. He has worked collaboratively with innovative companies that provide niche expertise in software, embedded control, hardware, networking etc., to create integrated solutions that meet real world operational challenges on a working drilling rig.

Mr. Guggari has Executive MBA from University of Texas, Austin and MSEE from Texas A&M, College Station.   He has numerous patents that have resulted in commercial products actively deployed in the field today. He has published numerous engineering and trade papers. He is member of SPE, IADC and IEEE. Mr. Guggari is also active in community service having served as director of a local cultural organization.

He can be contacted by phone (512) 632-1791 or by email