Judson Jacobs is an Executive Director, Upstream Technology with IHS Markit in its Energy division. In this role, he studies the strategic implications and tactical applications of oilfield and digital technologies across the oil and gas value chain. Recent research includes the globalization of innovation, the changing dynamics of upstream technology development, and the growing role of digitalization in field development and asset operations. Prior to joining IHS Markit through its acquisition of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Mr. Jacobs worked as a management consultant with the Mitchell Madison Group and held senior engineering positions with Schlumberger and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. He holds a BSE from Princeton University and an MS from Stanford University.