Jan Eckhoff has 34 years of international experience including strategy development and implementation, business management, business development, sales, project management, product development, and product marketing for digital services, products and solutions predominantly for the upstream and midstream oil and gas industries. Jan has a background in software development and engineering, software product development and software product marketing. He has built up a subsidiary of a Norwegian technology and oil service company in Houston almost from scratch to a very profitable business with $35 million in annual revenue and nearly 100 employees. He has experience with real-time systems, supervisory control and data acquisition systems, control systems, operator training simulators, online simulators, design and engineering tools, dynamic modeling and simulation. As a multilingual communicator, he has a clear understanding of global business practices, has capacity to work in, and understand diverse cultures and their business practices; and well-traveled with fluency in English, German and Norwegian in addition to understanding of Spanish, Portuguese, French and Italian.
Master of Science – Electrical and Control Systems Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (fka) Norwegian Institute of Technology – Trondheim, Norway
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
- Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
- Tekna – The Norwegian Society of Graduate Technical and Scientific Professionals
- Project Management Professional (PMP), 2001