Management

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KAMBIZ SAFINYA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Dr Safinya earned a PhD in Atomic Physics from Harvard University before joining Schlumberger. During his 30 year career he held various positions in Research, Engineering, Product Development, Marketing, Operations, M&A, Business Development and General Management in the USA, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. His career was spent in Wireline, Western-Geco, Telecoms, SEMA (IT Services), Oilfield Services as well as Schlumberger Limited (Corporate). Dr Safinya holds more than 20 US patents in areas of wireline logging, geophysics, heavy oil production and telecommunications and has published more than 20 papers in peer reviewed journals. He is an Alumnus of INSEAD, member of SPE and AAAS. He has been with Visuray since 2011.
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JOHN BRUCE

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

During his 23 year career with Schlumberger, Mr Bruce held various Financial positions in both the UK and US, World Wide Financial Controller, World Wide Treasury manager, M&A, Financial Integration of business segments and Fiscal/legal accounting. His career was spent in SedcoForex, WesternGeco Electromagnetics and Schlumberger Oilfield Services. Mr Bruce attended college in Aberdeen Scotland where he earned an HND in Accounting.
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PHIL TEAGUE

CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST

Mr Teague was the founding CEO and CTO of Visuray serving in those positions between 2004 and 2011. The company was built upon the patents, methods, and designs produced by him. He has extensive experience in engineering design, product management, and technology leadership in the offshore oil service industry, on projects for Statoil, ExxonMobil, NorskHydro, BNFL, and AMEC. Mr Teague holds 11 patents in the US and worldwide (3 in downhole x-ray backscatter imaging), including subsea wireline systems, radiation production devices, and robotic nuclear decommissioning systems. He graduated from the University of York (Alcuin), England in Physics and Astrophysics and is a Member of the Institute of Physics, SPE and AAAS.
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ALEX STEWART

CHIEF MATHEMATICIAN

Prior to joining Visuray in 2013, Dr Stewart founded the X-ray imaging company Dexela (now part of Perkin Elmer) around his patented inventions in 3D X-ray imaging technology. He also developed high dimensional ”big data” analysis tools for cardiovascular disease diagnostics at SomaLogic in Boulder, Colorado, and made advances in the applied mathematics of X-ray imaging at Brandeis University. Dr Stewart has a DPhil from Oxford University.
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JOHN SINGLETON

OPERATIONS MANAGER - NORTH AMERICA

John Singleton is the North American Operations and Sales Manager at Visuray. Currently, the focus in the US is on the Permian Basin region where Visuray has an excellent track record. Prior to joining Visuray, John spent several years in Schlumberger working both internationally and domestically in the field as well as in manufacturing and engineering where he gained expertise pertaining to both logging while drilling and wireline tools. John graduated with an Engineering degree from the University of Oklahoma.