Ajit Menon

Baker Hughes

Vice President, Geothermal

Ajit Menon is vice president of geothermal at Baker Hughes, overseeing both surface and subsurface geothermal technology solutions at the company. He has 25 years of experience at Baker Hughes, where he has held various senior management positions in operations, sales, marketing, technical development, and business management in multiple locations globally. Ajit has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and a master’s in Business Administration from the University of Bath, United Kingdom.

Sessions With Ajit Menon

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 01:30pm - 02:10pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 07:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 08:10 pm

    Opportunities in Geothermal Energy for Oil & Gas Producers

    Even as environmental, social, and governance (ESG) pressures have driven many oil and gas companies to diversify away from hydrocarbons, demand for oil and gas is increasing, and US oil and gas companies have seen sharp increases in market capitalization. The oil and gas industry arguably employs the world’s premier engineering and technology capacity and ability to execute at scale to accelerate emissions reductions. What role should the governments of oil and gas producers play to meet short-term market demand and finance the energy transition? Can the oil and gas industry be the financial driver for energy and economic diversification?