Chief Digital Officer, Oilfield Services & Equipment
As Chief Digital Officer of Baker Hughes’s Oilfield Services and Equipment (OFSE) business segment, Jim Brady directs the development and execution of the organization’s digital strategy leveraging 35 years of oil and gas industry experience. An electrical engineer by trade, Jim started and spent 32 years of his career at Schlumberger, working his way up from a wireline systems engineering to the vice president of digital operations. Jim also held executive roles in hardware, software and IT, while in WesternGeco, SIS, WesternGeco, and global IT. Prior to joining Baker Hughes, Jim was CTO - Energy at EPAM, where he directed technology and solution strategy for the Energy Software and Services division, working with companies on their own digital transformation. Prior to EPAM, he was CIO at Katerra, a Silicon Valley construction technology startup. Jim earned a bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and economics at the University of California and holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas with a research specialty in Computer Architecture and Computer Vision. In addition, he recently served as member and is on an advisory role for the Odessa, Texas Chamber of Commerce, responsible for Permian oil and gas industry development.