MR. BILL KEMP has 40 years of oil and gas industry experience in engineering, operations, product development and commercialization, business development, sales, and marketing. He is currently Strategic Account Manager with PetroSkills, having joined in 2013. Bill is responsible for strategic member/client interaction in workforce development, consulting and software solutions in the upstream, midstream and downstream segments. Previously, Bill was manager, sales and marketing, for the Oilfield Technology Group of Hexion in Houston, beginning in 2004. At Hexion Bill was responsible for new stimulation technology commercialization as well as managing strategic relationships with customers and industry organizations. He began his career with Halliburton in 1977 as an engineer-in-training. He had numerous field engineering, sales, product marketing and business development positions at Halliburton. As global marketing manager for stimulation in the late 1990s, he led the introduction of various innovative acidizing and fracturing technologies. He left Halliburton in 2000 to start a consulting company specializing in oilfield market research and new technology commercialization. Bill has been active in SPE and served numerous roles at both the local and national level. Bill has a BSEE from the University of Texas at Austin.