HOUSTON--()--TerraSpark Geosciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel J. Piette to the position of Executive Chairman. A well-respected and recognized energy executive, Dan will provide strategic leadership for TerraSpark and will join Dr. Geoffrey Dorn, CEO, who will continue to provide technical leadership and Bob Stevenson, COO, who will continue to oversee day-to-day operations for this growing seismic interpretation company.
“Dan has extensive experience with providing new technology to the energy industry, having served as a key executive in seven energy start-ups”
“Dan has extensive experience with providing new technology to the energy industry, having served as a key executive in seven energy start-ups,” said Trevor Burgess, board member of TerraSpark and Managing Director of Lime Rock Partners, the lead investor in the company. “We are pleased to bring Dan on board to oversee this next phase of TerraSpark’s growth.”
Most recently, Dan served as President and CEO of Object Reservoir, Inc. until the recent acquisition of its software division by Halliburton Inc. and its services division by Weatherford Inc. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of OpenSpirit Corporation for seven years. Under his leadership OpenSpirit grew significantly as a provider of integration solutions for upstream applications and data, culminating in its acquisition by TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX). Dan presently serves on the board of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA.
About TerraSpark Geosciences
TerraSpark Geosciences (www.terraspark.com) based near Boulder in Westminster, Colorado, leverages its unique blend of upstream industry experience, geoscience expertise and computer science skills to deliver groundbreaking software solutions. The company creates software tools for seismic data interpretation, seismic data processing, directional well-path planning and 3-D visualization. Its leadership in industry consortia and interpretation technology and history of successful patents distinguish them in this highly technical field.