John brings over 14 years of deep energy industry experience to the Project Canary team. Through his time at General Electric (G.E.), then Baker Hughes, John led highly technical teams on cross-enterprise initiatives often focused on developing and activating new products or markets. Before departing Baker Hughes as the Director – Innovation at the Energy Innovation Center in Oklahoma City, John helped conceptualize and lead advanced R&D programs around oil and gas challenges. A tacit understanding of pragmatically balancing economics and energy industry sustainability fuels John’s passion for openly collaborating with partners to deliver market-changing solutions. John earned a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma with a double major in Marketing and Economics; and an MBA from the University of Oklahoma with a specialization in Energy.