Sudhendu “KASH” Kashikar, SPE, joined MicroSeismic as vice president of completions evaluation. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Kashikar began his career with Schlumberger as a field engineer and held numerous international assignments in operations, sales, marketing, and new technology development. Before joining MicroSeismic, he served as vice president of sales–oil and gas at Silixa. Kashikar earned a BS degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Poona and an MS degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He has authored or coauthored numerous technical papers and patents.