9:15am - 9:50am James Bailey, CIO of Grant Prideco
...James Bailey, CIO of Grant Prideco
...Jim BaileyChief Information Officer
...Jim is a strategic and transformational CIO with broad technical and business experience working closely with senior management to align IT strategies in support of business objectives.
Leveraging over 18 years of manufacturing and energy industry experience, Jim
has a proven success record of transforming IT organizations worldwide, and improving operational excellence.As Chief Information Officer of Grant Prideco, Jim
is responsible for transforming IT into a global organization capable of scaling with business growth, and providing technology solutions to the business units of Grant Prideco.
...Jim began his career in 1989 with IBM as a Systems Engineer in IBM's Dallas Customer Center.
In 1991 Jim
and relocated to Houston to take over responsibility for Schlumberger's
North America Oilfield MIS Operations group.From there, he
moved into roles of increasing responsibility at Keystone International, Shell
, and Team Industrial Services before joining Grant Prideco.In 1989 Jim earned a Bachelor's degree in Marketing at the University of North Texas, and received his MBA in International Business from University of Houston in 2000.He is a member of the CIO Leadership Network, and Society of Information Managers.