PHILIPPE FLICHY 13731 Camara Lane ■ Houston, TX 77079 ■ 713.240.4879 ■ [email protected]
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER Executive-level leader with experience conceiving and integrating profit-producing strategies for globally
renowned organizations using business intelligence, technology platforms, and entrepreneurial mindset.
_ Executive talents in team leadership, consensus building, strategic planning, P&L management,
financial forecasting, budget planning, business development, sales/marketing plans, business
networking, contract negotiations, account management, problem resolution, and change leadership.
_ Global vision with experience working in collaboration with large international team around the world;
bilingual and bicultural in French and English with more than 20 years in the USA (dual national).
_ Project management skill demonstrated through high-stakes integration projects, including current
involvement in a billion-dollar digital oilfield project for Baker Hughes and previous experience
coordinating and reporting key technology factors for the Salt Lake City Olympic Games.
_ Skill in directing technology infrastructure design in support of global operations, critical business
analysis, and real-time reporting with goal of facilitating intelligent decision making.
_ Solid relationship management skill with extensive experience in establishing channel network and
senior-level contacts; able to leverage network connections to build alliances and generate sales.
2011 to Present
Senior Digital Oil Field Advisor (1/2014)
Promote optimal IT supported oilfield engineering processes and deployment efforts for a leading enterprise
with more than 60,000 employees in 80+ countries. Build consensus across cross-functional groups and
integrate effective technology solutions to achieve strategic planning goals. Oversee digital oil field projects
for clients, including a $1 billion-dollar multiphase initiative.
Serve on executive team tasked with approving/declining advancement of proposed projects. Direct
collaboration, change leadership, and architecture development initiatives performed by consulting firm.
Reports results directly to CTO.
Promoted to position based upon leadership skills and reputation for exceeding performance targets.
Aligned cohesive, multifunctional group to develop open source code management approach for
entire company involving 500+ developers around the globe.
Digital Oil Field Advisor (2011 to 1/2014)
Conceptualized and coordinated the development of a Situational Awareness Platform: remote security,
safety and operation workflow supervision and coordination with real-time audio, video and data integration.
Started as an IO-hub contractor before accepting fulltime employment at end of contract.
Capitalized upon entrepreneurial thought process to creatively guide integration of software across a
global environment with application currently deployed in dozens of sites.
Nominated for 2014 World Oil Award for innovative software design and deployment.
IO-hub, Houston, TX
2009 to 2011
CEO and Founder
Developed a game-changing software for oil and gas industry to provide real-time event diagnosis for
complex analysis and optimal drilling and production. Presented information in most actionable format
resulting in advanced decision making and significant increase in ROI for operators and service company.
Gained multiple clients with the Baker Hughes contract resulting in recruitment to fulltime
Philippe Flichy PAGE 2 Merrick Systems, Houston, TX
2007 to 2009
Vice President, Corporate Development
Held major role in rapid growth of software company currently serving 100+ oil and gas companies across
USA, Americas, Europe and South East Asia. Collaborated directly with CEO to support expansion through
strategic planning process involving sales channel development, market penetration, and value selling.
Identified investors; worked with CEO in preparing investor disclosures.
Achieved 72% increase in revenue during tenure with staff almost doubling in size.
Spearheaded a joint venture with QinetiQ; negotiated technical and commercial aspects of
agreement prior to departure.
Captured major contracts with Total, PDDO/Shell, and Saudi Aramco and forged a partnership to
expand software deployment (SAIC) and penetration (OSIsoft).
Globalogix, Houston, TX
2004 to 2007
Board of Directors, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Co-Founder
Led startup efforts along with two partners for emerging enterprise providing oil field control and automation
services delivering actionable information to improve efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Held direct
responsibility in architecture of technical offering and in aligning technical options to corporate goals. Served
as a member of the Board of Directors with integral input in long-range planning, investor onboarding and
ongoing refinement of growth strategy.
Fully engaged in company funding with presentations to many investment firms.
Won 2008 Houston Fast Tech 50 Companies due to dramatic company growth.
Increased staff from three initial stakeholders to 50+ employees due to significant growth in client
ROI and subsequent software deployment across more sites.
Schlumberger, Houston, TX
1998 to 2004
Solutions Manager, Schlumberger OFS North and South America (2002 to 2004)
Supported solution-oriented, real-time technology services at a corporation with more than 100,000
employees in approximately 85 countries. Defined digital oil field vision and charted direction.
Promoted Data Consulting Services group real-time production offering from a pre-sales and integration
viewpoint. Sold new concept at area level and developed integration opportunities with each country of
interest. Assisted local sales force in client presentations, technical analysis, cost proposal, and responses to
RFP. Trained team members on analyzing client needs and establishing realistic expectations.
Strengthened perception of organization within industry as an influential leader.
Facilitated deployment of two off-shore real-time production installations with efforts cementing client
confidence and loyalty.
Info Diffusion Supervisor, SchlumbergerSEMA Salt Lake Olympic Committee (1999 to 2002)
Managed and integrated Internet feed and heterogeneous Intranet system for Olympic Games with IT
Department growing from 20 team members in 1999 to more than 1,300 at game time. Delivered live and
static data along with emails and message board content to 20,000 accredited users on 800 terminals
spread over 22 venues. Ensured ongoing security of operations throughout entire event.
Interfaced with FBI agents and after September 11, also communicated with Secret Services to
address and respond to security-related issues.
Interacted with US Air Force, National Weather Service, University of Utah and local TV station to
ensure coherent weather service for sport federations and security forces.
Communicated with all represented federations to ensure proper service to them and the press.
Philippe Flichy PAGE 3 Project Manager, SEMA Group Business Systems WebTech, Paris, France (1998 to 1999)
Oversaw multiple IT projects for major accounts, e.g. International Olympic Committee Web Farm concept
and design; CIC-CIAL Bank Internet/Intranet security; and, validation of NT servers' deployment process for
Organic Retirement Insurance with efforts representing largest NT deployment in France at the time.
Recognized for major client project involving needs/expectations analysis, intermediary validations
for immediate payments and for attaining project deadline and budgetary parameters.
Better Way, Paris, France
1988 to 1998
General Manager and Founder
Oversaw P&L, strategic planning, and business development for a small-sized multimedia systems
integration firm. Led organization to add numerous sales and projects, including multiple major customers
such as CEA (French Nuclear Agency), Microsoft France, Bibliothèque de France (National French Library),
Luis Vuitton, Saint Gobain, and France Telecom.
Additional Experience
Guest Professor
Taught graduate courses on ergonomics, user interface, and access to multimedia information leading to
presentation skills at DESS Paris Dauphine University; IMAC Paris Sorbonne University; and, DEA INSTN
(National Science and Technical Nuclear Institute), Paris.
Presenter / Speaker
Delivered more than 50 presentations at various national/international conferences and trade shows in Paris,
Nice, Wiesbaden, Washington, New York, Houston, Florence, and Tokyo.
EDUCATION & TRAINING Executive Program, Finance & Accounting
Rice University, Jones Graduate School of Business, 2014 – Houston, TX
BSBA, Management Information Systems and Computer Science
Boston University, 1985 – Boston, MA
Prometheus Academy, Strategic Thinking and Execution Skills Methodology, 2003
BOARD OF DIRECTOR – MEMBERSHIP AFFILIATIONS TiE Houston, Fostering Entrepreneurship Globally
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) International, Digital Energy Technical Section
Various leadership roles, including Executive Committee for Digital Energy 2011; Digital Energy Technical
Section Event Subcommittee Chair; Co-chair, Digital Energy Conference, raising $100,000+ for scholarships
InfraGard, Partnering for Protection – Participant in Information-Sharing Platform with FBI