Glenn Hauer – President and CEO
Mr. Hauer was appointed as the President and CEO in October 2012. Since INOVA’s inception, he served on the executive team and led INOVA’s research and development efforts as its Senior Vice President of Product Management. Prior to joining INOVA, Mr. Hauer held senior roles at ION Geophysical as Vice President, Marketing for the Next Generation Land Imaging business unit and Technical Marketing Director for ARAM Systems Ltd., a leading provider of cable-based land acquisition systems, where he worked since 1997. Previously, he worked in data processing with Geo-X Systems. Mr. Hauer holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Carey Mogdan – COO and Sr. Vice President, Global Manufacturing and Customer Service
Mr. Mogdan is responsible for INOVA’s business development, sales, marketing, manufacturing operations, customer service, repair and rental business. Prior to joining INOVA, he was Vice President at Tarpon Energy Services. Earlier in his career Mr. Mogdan held senior management roles in manufacturing operations and has been responsible for greenfield and operational expansion both domestically and internationally. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta and holds designations from the Canadian Institute of Management, the Project Management Institute and the American Society for Quality.
Keith Witt – CFO and Sr. Vice President, Administrative Services
Mr. Witt is responsible for international finance, sales administration and IT for INOVA and served as ION’s Finance Director of Sensor, based in Netherlands. He has held various senior finance positions in the UK and Netherlands and has held several other financial management responsibilities including European Rail Shuttle, ERS and British Salt. Mr. Witt holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Economics from the University of Southampton in the UK and ACMA professional qualification.
Jiang Geng – Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Jiang is responsible for technology development and is the liaison to the China National Program. Before being appointed to this position, he served as Vice President of BGP’s Equipment Manufacturing Department, as Director of R&D for BGP’s equipment development programs and as Senior Vice President of BGP’s Offshore Department and as Chief Engineer in their Special Equipment Department at BGP’s headquarters. He also worked as a seismic crew member serving as Deputy Party Chief and Senior Observer with BGP’s First Exploration Division. Mr. Jiang holds a Bachelor of Science in Radio Physics from Beijing University.
Liang Chaoyang – Sr. Vice President of Finance
Mr. Liang is responsible for INOVA’s finance, tax and accounting/audit activities globally and focuses primarily on the finance operations in China. Before being appointed to this position, he served as Deputy Director, Finance and Control for BGP International since 2004 and as Finance Controller in the overseas branch of BGP. Mr. Liang worked as a crew accountant and finance supervisor between 1995 and 2001. Mr. Liang holds a Master’s degree in Professional Accounting from Tsinghua University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from China’s University of Petroleum.
Tim Hladik – Sr. Vice President of Product Development
Mr. Hladik is responsible for overseeing the product development of INOVA’s technologies. Prior to joining INOVA, he held various roles in the engineering organizations within Geo-X, which later became ARAM and ION Geophysical. He also held positions as an Electrical Engineer for a global electronics company, Arrow Electronics. In his previous role as Vice President of Engineering – Cable Systems at INOVA, his work was integral in the development of the G3i product and meeting with customers internationally to assess their current and future application requirements. Mr. Hladik holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Calgary.
Fan Huiwen – Sr. Vice President of Manufacturing - China
Mr. Fan is responsible for the manufacturing operations in China. His career with BGP started in 1997 as an engineer at the Geophysical Equipment Research Institute which led to other positions such as Chief Mechanical Engineer at BGP International and Chief Engineer of BGP’s Diversified Business Development in charge of R&D of equipment, new technology, and business development. From 1998 to 2000, he served as Deputy Chief Engineer in BGP’s Geophysical Equipment Manufacturing Plant. Mr. Fan holds a Ph.D. in Automotive Engineering from Tsinghua University. He also obtained his master’s degree in Thermal Engineering and received a bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering from Tsinghua University.
Sun Yuanbo – Sr. Vice President of Human Resources
Mr. Sun is responsible for INOVA’s global human resources function. His career with BGP started in 1982 as an engineer and team supervisor for seismic instruments and has taken him through different roles since then. Previously, he was Country Manager for BGP International in Venezuela. He also served as Deputy General Manager for Tianjin Hilong, a joint venture between CNPC and CNOOC from 1999 to 2002. From 2003 until he took the role at INOVA, he worked with BGP International where he was Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Sun holds a Bachelor’s degree in Radio Engineering from the Dalian University of Technology and a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.