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Philip Wade


Previously COO Energy, Verdande Technology. Previously Group Vice President, Operations, Verdande Technology | Energy.

Previously COO Energy, Verdande Technology. Previously Group Vice President, Operations, Verdande Technology | Energy.

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CEP Analytics, Inc.


Co-Founder | CEO CEP Analytics, Inc. December 2014 - present
COO Energy Verdande Technology October 2013 - December 2014
Group Vice President, Operations Verdande Technology August 2012 - September 2013
Vice President, Operations Verdande Technology January 2011 - August 2012
Director, Western Hemisphere Operations Verdande Technology March 2010 - January 2011
Manager, Real Time Operations Standards & Implementation Halliburton Energy Services May 2008 - March 2010
Manager, Real Time Operations and Infrastructure Edgar Ortiz Real Time Center December 2007 - May 2008
MWD Senior Technical Professional Gulf of Mexico Remote Operations Center September 2005 - April 2006
M/LWD Engineer Sperry-Sun Drilling Services 1997 - 2004


ActionCoach UK Executive Leadership Mentoring 2013
Norway Entrepreneurship Network Executive Leadership Program 2012
Halliburton Leadership Development 2005 - 2009
Lean Six Sigma 2006 - 2007
University of Pennsylvania Geology, Biology 1993 - 1997

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Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Games
  • • Sports
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Green
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Productivity Tools

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Frode Sørmo
They're my current cofounder  •  Chief Technology Officer, Verdande Technology AS. Previously Lead Software Engineer, Verdande Technology AS.
I've been working with Phil for five years in two start-up companies - he has already walked the walk.
Rob Campbell
We worked together  •  Senior Management, Genesis RTS. Previously Vice President, Business Development, Cimarron Software Services.
Phil, is a hard charger and knows his industry well. He is well respected, and a trustworthy professional
Jeffery Cardenas
We worked together  •  COO & Director, Project & Product Management, Genesis RTS Corp. Previously Project Engineering and Integration, Hess Corporation. Rice grad.
Highly motivated and driven to succeed. Focused on making an impact in the industry and helping the customer succeed.
Morten Hagland Hansen
They're my advisor
Phil has the drive needed to succeed as an entrepreneur. He does not take a no for a no, and will follow up to make sure things are happenin ... g. I would not hesitate to work with Phil in an startup environment (been in some over the years).
Neal Benedict
We worked together  •  VP Sales, Wood Mackenzie and Founding Partner & Board Director, GORigger LLC. Penn State grad.
Phil has a strong drive to be successful and transfers that to others. He commands a deep understanding of the upstream oil and gas indust ... ry and how technology continues to transform economics and risk. He is a unique combination of technologist and strategist with demonstrated leadership skills. Phil sees the big picture and asks the right questions, making him an excellent candidate.
Judy Anderson
We worked together  •  Previously VP, Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Verdande Technology. Previously Director of Business Development, Athens Group. University of W
Phillip is extremely smart and very knowledgeable. Having worked with Phillip for the last 3 years, I have experienced firsthand how he has ... built a reputation as an expert in his field and consistently validates that through compelling stories and examples. Leveraging his passion and extensive experience, Phillip regularly demonstrates how his vision and ideas can drive innovation. He enjoys spending time with other industry experts to validate he is on the right track and if necessary takes the appropriate actions to adjust or adapt the development of the product appropriately, all of which I believe are indicators of a great entrepreneur and leader.
Adrian King
They're my advisor  •  Principal, KT & Partners Ltd. Previously CEO, Verdande Technology.
Phil is someone who thinks through a problem to find a solution and then has the tenacity to see it through to realisation
Sashi Gunturu
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Petrabytes and President & CEO / Technology Consultant, Sristy Technologies. University of Houston grad.
Phil has oilfield experience and strong operational knowledge. He is visionary and has lead various technical and marketing teams. He unders ... tands the operational challenges. His business acumen and clarity of thought make him a very good leader and a successful entrepreneur.
John OBrien
They're my friends  •  Investment Professional, Pelican Energy Partners. Previously Senior Vice President, GulfStar Group. Texas A&M grad.
Great guy, very driven and intelligent. Understands both problem solving and customer service aspects that drive business.
Max Cutrell
They're my friends  •  Previously Senior Developer, Data Transfer Solutions, LLC (DTS). Previously Consultant, Idea Integration.
Phil's biggest strength is his ability to find a solution that best fits the problem. If he doesn't know it right away he will use the resou ... rces available to him, analyze the data gathered and propose what he feels is the best solution. Phil's ego never gets in the way and will adapt and alter given new data.
Tom Mundheim
We worked together  •  Previously CFO, Verdande Technology AS. Previously CFO at AGR Drilling Services, AGR Drilling Services.
Deep understanding and knowledge of the industry and a passion for finding solutions to improve methods, performance and efficiency
Chetan Gaonkar
They're my friends  •  Associate, ICF International. Previously Measurement & Verification Engineer, Pepco Energy Services.
I think philip has a great experience to be a good entrepreneur

Adrian King

Technical/software background, including executive management, with an eye for team building/development, market positioning, pricing strate ... gy, value messaging, & UX design. Has experience with a variety of different startups/small businesses across different industries from back office to consumer markets, including experience with successful exit/acquisition and the investor mindset.