Driven by the worldwide COVID pandemic, the oil and gas industry is challenged to plan and operate with new procedures and approaches to keep its employees healthy. Social distancing, sick employees, and quarantine requirements can lead to smaller crew sizes, staggered shifts, and limited expert availability. Companies are often under…
Kelly Malone is chief revenue officer at Taqtile, responsible for global sales, partnerships and marketing. He joined Taqtile in 2015 following his role as director of business development at Microsoft supporting the Windows platform team and specifically the HoloLens.
A software technology veteran, Malone spent over 10 years in a variety of sales, business development and product management roles at Microsoft. He also held sales vice president roles at Accenture and Spring Wireless driving and leading enterprise software sales to Global 2000 companies.
Malone has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wales. He enjoys cycling and boating throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.