Ryan W
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About

RYAN IS A HIGHLY CAPABLE LEADER AND DOWNHOLE TOOL DEVELOPER WITH A SPECTRUM OF EXPERIENCE INCLUDING DESIGN, ADVANCED MANUFACTURING, APPLICATIONS ENGINEERING, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, AND COMMERCIALIZATION FROM BUSINESS CASE TO PRODUCT LAUNCH AND LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT. HE HELD ENGINEERING, PRODUCT LINE MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND ADVANCED MANUFACTURING ROLES WITH NOV PRIOR TO LAUNCHING HIS OWN STARTUP COMPANY.

Experience

  • Founder | CTO – DaisyChain Technologies LLC DaisyChain Technologies, LLC. · Full-time Apr 2019 – Present 1 yrs 5 mos Houston, TX, United States Vision, Engineering, Manufacturing, Intellectual Property, Fundraising, Strategic Partnerships, Business Development, Product Line Management, Quality Assurance, HSE, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources
  • Director Advanced Manufacturing Engineering National Oilwell Varco · Full-time Oct 2015 – Mar 2019 3 yrs 5 mos Houston, TX, United States • Lead teams that develop and implement revolutionary manufacturing processes
    • Additive Manufacturing – Hybrid, Powderbed Fusion, Binder Jetting, Material Jetting, FDM
    Laser cladding, induction braze, robotic welding
    Online and offline robotic programming
    Generative design, design for additive manufacturing, heat transfer, FEA and CFD
    (Non)destructive analysis
  • Business Development Manager Russia CIS National Oilwell Varco · Full-time Sep 2013 – Oct 2015 2 yrs 1 mos Houston, TX, United States Manage sales and marketing efforts across Russia and CIS countries
    Develop and execute recovery plan
    Boosted revenue by 36% YoY
    Enhanced profit by 55% YoY
  • Product Line Manager National Oilwell Varco · Full-time Jul 2012 – Sep 2013 1 yrs 2 mos Houston, TX, United States Oversaw rapid development projects of area specific product lines
    Facilitated negotiations with NOCs in strategic partnerships
    Lead the development of a low-cost manufacturing process for a new product line
    Increased drill bit profit by reducing COGS with the implementation of incremental pricing strategies
  • Optimization Engineering Manager National Oilwell Varco · Full-time Oct 2011 – Jul 2012 9 mos Houston, TX, United States Responsible for optimization efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, Angola, Nigeria, China and Brazil
    Helped customers optimize drilling dynamics, bottom hole assembly design and well trajectory.
    Orchestrated the development and adoption of bit to reamer matching technology
    Coordinated customer meetings with sales and subject matter experts
    Participated in root cause analyses with customers
  • Engineering Manager National Oilwell Varco · Full-time Jun 2009 – Oct 2011 2 yrs 4 mos Houston, TX, United States Developed the TitanUltra™ deep water drill bit product line
    Developed Seeker™ US land drill bit product line
    Developed bit to reamer matching software and web tool
    Led strategic projects and advanced bit structures engineering groups
  • Design Engineer National Oilwell Varco · Full-time Jul 2005 – Jun 2009 3 yrs 11 mos Houston, TX, United States Designed PDC drill bits focusing on; Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, and the Gulf of Mexico
    Project Management
  • Mechanical Engineering Intern National Oilwell Varco · Internship May 2004 – Aug 2004 3 mos Houston, TX, United States NOV / ReedHycalog / GrantPrideco – Houston, Texas
    Drill Bits
  • Mechanical Engineering Intern National Oilwell Varco · Internship May 2002 – Aug 2002 3 mos Houston, TX, United States Schlumberger – Houston, Texas
    Drilling and Measurements
  • Mechanical Engineering Intern Schlumberger · Internship May 2001 – Aug 2001 3 mos Houston, TX, United States Schlumberger – Jakarta, Indonesia
    Cementing / Fracking Field Engineering

Education

  • University of Oklahoma BS, Mechanical Engineering 1999 – 2005
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Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

Russian Limited working proficiency

Spanish Limited working proficiency

Location

Montgomery, TX, United States