Maana Onboards Former Accenture Executive Mark Woolley as Digital Transformation Lead for Upstream Operations

the pioneer of digital knowledge technology, named Mark Woolley as
Digital Transformation Lead for Upstream Operations.

Prior to joining Maana, Woolley helped lead Digital Upstream at
Accenture where he was responsible for accelerating transformation
across E & P organizations. In this capacity, he defined the vision for
the upstream business digital transformation, while identifying and
qualifying industry and technology partners to enable a digitized
enterprise for Accenture clients.

Based in the Netherlands, Woolley will be responsible for helping
organizations understand best practices around digitization –
specifically, how to use the Maana Knowledge Layer on Microsoft Azure to
address business problems across the upstream value chain such as
portfolio optimization, the lifecycle of wells, predictive maintenance,
and health, safety and risk.

“As we continue to rapidly grow in the oil and gas industry, we are
excited for Mark to join Maana to further foster relationships with our
partners and our increasing number of energy clients,” said Babur Ozden,
CEO and Founder of Maana. “Mark brings a great combination of both
industry and technology expertise to Maana. He will contribute greatly
to our vision of enabling customers to build their digitial roadmap so
that they can experience the decision velocity that will propel their
business forward.”

Woolley earned a degree in geology from the University of Manchester.
Following graduation, Woolley began his career working globally for
Halliburton Drilling Operations & Landmark. He spent eight years with
Hitachi Data Systems in compute and file services, launching his
international career supporting a number of industries, including oil
and gas.

About Maana:

Maana organizes the world’s industrial data and human expertise into
digital knowledge to enable millions of experts to make better decisions
affecting the global economy and human civilization. Using our Knowledge
Platform™ and its proprietary Computational Knowledge Graph™, Fortune
Global 500 industrial companies drive answers to operational questions
that direct the future. Operating internationally, Maana is a
privately-held company with offices in Menlo Park, California; Bellevue,
Washington; Houston, Texas; London, UK; and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia


Linda Madden

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