Speaker "Celestine Vettical" Details Back



Celestine Vettical is an Entrepreneur, Technology Executive and Investor with over 25 years of industry experience. He was previously the Founder and CEO of Perfomix, an oilfield technology platform company that provides tools to enhance the performance of oil & gas reservoirs, which was acquired by Baker Hughes in 2014. At Baker Hughes, Celestine was responsible for managing the company’s next generation of remote operations solutions and intelligent digital oilfield initiatives. Celestine was the co-inventor and CTO at Pi Electronics, which developed the self-service mailing machines located in US post offices. He was also a co-founder of Paymetric, a leading enterprise payment solutions software company and SAP partner. Besides these entrepreneurial endeavors, Celestine was the global head of strategic initiatives & alliances at Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ: CTSH). Prior to that, he was the worldwide manufacturing industry solutions director at Microsoft. His primary responsibility was to lead the development of Microsoft’s global strategy for enterprise business solutions in the manufacturing industry. Celestine spent the early eight years of his corporate career at SAP. Celestine holds a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut, India and M.S. in Computer Science from University of Houston.