In January 2017 Michael Dunn joined Geophysical Insights as Sr. Vice President of Business Development. In this role, Mike assumes the leadership responsibility for the company’s global business development. As a part of this role Mike will continue to be involved in Geophysical Insight’s technology and software development. Mike has a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry. He started his career as a geophysicist at Shell Oil Company where he held technical and managerial roles in both operations and research. In the late 1990’s Mike left Shell and founded, with other partners, Geokinetics, a full service geophysical company. Under his leadership in various executive positions Geokinetics grew significantly culminating in a public offering on the American Exchange in 2007. Next, Mike founded Terra Geoscience, a geoscience consulting firm, that was exclusively focused on Mexico where several significant contracts were executed. In 2009 Mike became Vice President of Technology for Woodside (USA) where he directed the company’s technology strategy to increase valuation of their exploration portfolio and production assets. He continued in this role until 2013 when Woodside consolidating its operations to Australia. In that same year, he joined Halliburton where he served as Sr. Director of Geology, Geophysics and Reservoir Engineering. Under his leadership, the portfolio was significantly augmented and redirected. Mike has a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree in Geophysics from the University of Chicago. He attended Shell executive training programs at MIT’s Sloan School of Business Management and the University of Houston’s Bauer School of Business.