MATT VANDERFEEN, SPE, vice president of petroleum consulting for Weatherford, was elected to Energistics’ board of directors. He has 32 years of experience in various exploration and production roles, including wellsite engineer, division geophysicist, application development engineer, program manager, global technical services manager, and global business manager. For a large portion of his career, Vanderfeen has served in the business of managing data and information and understanding their impact on geoscience workflows. In his current role, he is responsible for developing integrated solution strategies—leveraging technologies across the lifecycle of the field— with a particular focus on unconventional and deepwater assets. Vanderfeen earned a BS degree in ocean engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology and an MS degree in geophysical engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.