Jay Hollingsworth Joins Energistics as CTO

Energistics, the upstream oil and gas open standards consortium, is pleased to announce that Jay Hollingsworth has joined Energistics as its Chief Technology Officer.  In addition to bringing more than twenty years of upstream oil and gas industry experience to the position, Mr. Hollingsworth is also a recognized authority on the design and deployment of master data management solutions for petrotechnical and mapping data.

jay hollingsworthMr Hollingsworth’s expertise includes a wide range of data architecture and database engineering technologies as well as thorough knowledge of geosciences and engineering.  He most recently served as Industry Principal for Oracle’s Oil and Gas Business Unit. Prior to Oracle, Mr. Hollingsworth held technical management positions with Schlumberger, Landmark and Mobil Oil.

Commenting on his new position, Jay Hollingsworth said, “I am honored to join the Energistics team and feel my experience in the industry will help me to serve the standards community well. The development and promotion of open industry standards is something I am passionate about and I look forward to getting to work with the Energistics Open Standards Community to advance the significant accomplishments of the last few years.”

Jerry Hubbard, President and CEO of Energistics, said, “We are thrilled to have Jay join the Energistics team as our Chief Technology Officer.  Jay has been a long-time champion of Energistics’ standards and prior to joining the organization made many important contributions to our efforts as a volunteer.  He is well respected in the industry and I am confident that, as our CTO, Jay will play a significant role in the further uptake and adoption of open standards for the upstream industry.”

Energistics is a global, not-for-profit, membership organization that serves as the facilitator, custodian and advocate for the development and adoption of technical open data exchange standards in the upstream oil and gas industry.  Uniquely designed to unite upstream industry professionals in a neutral and collaborative facilitation environment, Energistics membership consists of integrated, independent and national oil companies, oilfield service companies, software vendors, system integrators, regulatory agencies and the global standards user community.

Questions? Comments? Contact Jerry Hubbard at jerry.hubbard@energistics.org