Dr. Mahdavi is the Vice President, Digital Solutions, at Weatherford, where he is responsible for enhancing product and service offerings through information and analytical capability.
Dr. Mahdavi is a technology entrepreneur with focus on IoT, Cloud, predictive analytics, and their application to breakthrough IT and cybersecurity offerings. He previously served as the President and CEO of CyberSafe id, a global firm providing cybersecurity products and services. Prior to this position, he served as the president and CEO of Dexa Systems. Dr. Mahdavi has been the founder and CEO of several entrepreneurial companies for the last 10 years. Prior to his entrepreneurial career, he served in variety of technical and management positions in Schlumberger for 22 years. Dr. Mahdavi has served as Chair of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Digital Energy Section, and is currently the SPE Digital Energy chair for strategy. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Science and Technology from the University of Michigan – Rackham Graduate School and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.