Top technology innovators

Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.’s (TPH) invitation-only Energy Disruption Conference brings together an unmatched group of CEOs, founders, investors and thought leaders to explore technologies that are reshaping the oil and gas industry. The conference features the full spectrum of disruptive technologies across energy including but not limited to: Digital, CleanTech, Efficiency, Subsurface, and Alternative Energy. Energy tech’s most ambitious minds are disrupting the status quo, fostering innovation and driving non-traditional growth.

Benefits to attend / present
  • Presentation Slot (Companies Chosen by Panel)
  • Recognition as Top Technology Innovator (Companies Chosen by Panel)
  • Access to prominent Corporate VCs, Venture Capitalists, private investors and investment bankers
  • C-Suite customer interaction
•   Digital   •


Big Data

Predictive Analytics



Cloud Solutions


Machine Learning

Artificial Inteligence




Water Disposal

Waste Reduction


Emissions Control

Monitoring & Compliance

Water Purification

Waste to Energy





Internet of Things

Employee Phone Apps

Personalized Learning Environment

Shared Data/Computing



Stimulation Design

Stimulation Monitoring



Electromagnetic Monitoring

Rock Mechanic – Geomechanics








Fuel Cells

Energy Storage


Keynote Speakers
Tim Dove is president and chief executive officer of Pioneer Natural Resources. Dove is a member of Pioneer’s management committee and has served on Pioneer’s board of directors since 2013. Under his leadership, Pioneer has become one of the most efficient operators among the U.S. shale resource companies.

Dove joined Pioneer’s predecessor company, Parker & Parsley, in 1994 as vice president of business development and was promoted to senior vice president in 1996, where he served until the formation of Pioneer in 1997. Dove’s initial role at Pioneer was executive vice president – business development until 2000, when he was promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer. He became Pioneer’s president and chief operating officer in 2004. In 2017, he was named president and chief executive officer.

Prior to joining Parker & Parsley, Dove worked for Diamond Shamrock Corporation and a successor, Maxus Energy Corporation. Dove holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

Dove serves on the Corporate Development Committee of MIT and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation.

Mark P. Mills is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and a Faculty Fellow at the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University. He is a partner in Cottonwood Venture Partners, a venture fund focused on the ‘digital oil field.’ He is as well a member of the Advisory Board of the Notre Dame Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values. He was formerly the co-founder and chief tech strategist for Digital Power Capital, a boutique venture fund, where co-founded and served as Chairman and CTO of ICx Technologies helping take it public in a 2007 IPO (later purchased by FLIR), and in addition served on numerous Boards, including as Chairman (and an interim CEO) of a lithium battery start-up. And for seven years prior to an acquisition in 2008 by HP, he was the independent Director on the Board of EYP Mission Critical Facilities, one of the world’s leading data center design and engineering firms, a pioneer in green data center design and energy efficiency in high-density computing environments.

He writes the Energy Intelligence column for Forbes and is co-author of the book, “The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy” (Basic Books 2005/2006) which rose to #1 in th Amazon science category, and has been published in various popular publications, including the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times Magazine, as well as professional publications. He has appeared on many news and talk shows including CNN, Fox News, CNBC, PBS, NBC and ABC, and on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Mark was earlier a technology advisor for Banc of America Securities, and a co-author of the successful energy-tech investment newsletter, the Huber-Mills Digital Power Report, published by Forbes and the Gilder Group. He has organized and served as Chair for numerous Forbes technology conferences, and founded and chaired a series of Digital Power investment technology conferences. He has been responsible for creating and directing several non-profit organizations including; the Electric Council for the Economy, the Critical Power Coalition (white paper available), the Center for Science Technology & Media; the ElectroTechnology Marketing Group.

Mark has testified before the U.S. Congress and briefed many state public service commissions and state legislators, as well as serving as an expert witness on energy-economic issues. Earlier, Mark founded and ran an energy technology consulting business with several hundred clients. He served as a staff consultant to The White House Science Office under President Reagan, a number of the Federal Research Laboratories, the (former) Congressional Office of Technology Assessment, and the U.S. Department of Energy. He worked as science advisor for the Atomic Industrial Forum, and spent the week of the accident at the site of Three Mile Island. He co-founded and served as Executive Director of Scientists & Engineers for Secure Energy where he worked with a number of the iconic scientists of the 20th century including Dr. Edward Teller and Nobelist Dr. Eugene Wigner.

Early in his career, Mark was an experimental physicist and development engineer for RCA in the fields of integrated circuits and microprocessors in both development and production fabs, and the RCA Sarnoff Research Center. He also worked at RCA OptoElectronics and Bell Northern Research (NORTEL) in fiber optics, defense and solid-state devices, fields in which he holds several patents. And earlier, he worked for Eldorado Nuclear (now Cameco), a uranium mining and refining company. Mark holds a BSc Honours degree in physics from Queen’s University, Canada, and is a member of numerous professional societies including the American Physical Society and Institute of Electric and Electronic Engineers.

Tom Siebel is the Chairman and CEO of C3 IoT, a fast-growing computer software company that delivers a comprehensive platform as a service (PaaS) for rapidly developing and operating big data, predictive analytics, AI, and IoT applications.

As founder of Siebel Systems, one of the fastest-growing software companies, Siebel built the foundation of the CRM market. Siebel Systems became a leader in application software with revenue exceeding $2B before merging with Oracle in 2006.

Siebel is the Chairman of the Siebel Energy Institute, and serves on the College of Engineering boards at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and UC Berkeley. He is a director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Siebel received a B.A., MBA, and M.S. in computer science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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