Brad Bechtold, National Director Oil & Gas Transformation at Cisco Canada  Keynotes PROPEL 2016


As Director of Cisco Canada's Oil and Gas vertical business, Brad Bechtold is responsible for developing and leading Cisco's go-to-market strategy for Energy.  In this role Brad is working with industry partners, educational institutions, and Oil and Gas organizations to align Cisco's technology solutions to the critical challenges facing the industry today.   

Prior to joining Cisco, Brad spent 18 years with Halliburton, a global leader in the Energy Services Sector. During his tenure with Halliburton, Brad spent the past 13 years in a global capacity. As Director for Halliburton's GeoGraphix product line, Brad was responsible for Global Operations, R&D and Sales and Marketing. Brad also spent 4 years as Director for Mergers and Acquisitions for the Landmark Graphics Business Unit, resulting in several strategic acquisitions. Brad brings more than two decades of management and leadership experience to the Oil and Gas industry including, Regional General Manager for Halliburton's Landmark Graphics Business Unit. 

Don't forget to register for the upcoming Forum to hear him speak!
Venue and Accommodation
PROPEL will take place at the Westin Calgary Hotel. The Westin is situated in the heart of one of Canada's most exciting cities, where major business centre meets the city's extraordinary outdoor activities and first-class dining and arts. Room reservations must be made by February 23, 2016 to receive the special PROPEL rate!
Industry Leader

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures LLC is the corporate venturing subsidiary of Aramco, the Saudi Arabian national oil company. Their mission is to invest globally into early-stage and high growth companies with technologies of strategic importance to Aramco, to accelerate their development and their deployment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Program Partner

TSGI  is a SR&ED consultancy dedicated exclusively to assisting organizations headquartered or operating in Western Canada to fund their research and development (R&D) activities. We do this by ensuring that our clients receive their full entitlements under the SR&ED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development) tax credit program and also by connecting them with other sources of technology funding.
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