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 11 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