bob peeblerBob Peebler is a well-known leader with a proven record of detecting and capitalizing on future trends in technology and E&P upstream markets. He has spent over 40 years in the energy industry, and is recognized as both a visionary and an accomplished executive with a proven history of creating growth businesses, from early stage technology to more mature turnarounds.

Through many years of managerial leadership, Bob has compiled a network of industry, marketing and technology experts spanning the globe as well as key energy business leaders, with particularly strong relationships in China, Russia, the Middle East and the Americas. He has developed a keen understanding of what it takes to bring new technology to the marketplace, while simultaneously navigating organizations through significant shifts and strategic challenges.

Bob’s executive experience includes nearly 20 years as a Chief Executive Officer with publicly traded companies. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of ION Geophysical until 2011. Previously he served as CEO of Landmark Graphics, guiding the company through its acquisition by Halliburton in 1996. In 2001, Bob founded Energy Virtual Partners, an asset development and management company with specialization in oil & gas properties.

Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Kansas.