Sudhir Pai is the Chairman, Board of Directors, Technology Collaboration Center, based in Houston, Texas. He recently completed an illustrious and exciting career at Schlumberger as Managing Director, Robotics Services Business., He has strong interests in energy, renewables, space, robotics drones and everything digital. He has held a variety of management, technology and business leadership positions within Schlumberger, including VP & GM of Completions business, GM of Schlumberger operations Mumbai India and more recently MD at Liquid Robotics Oil and Gas (LROG), a Schlumberger start-up JV. He has more than 30 years of worldwide oilfield services experience including assignments in corporate planning, supply chain, human resources, service quality, and health, safety & environment; he has worked in 9 countries including Middle East, India, UK and USA with focus on client relations, business & technology, service quality and personnel development. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from University of Bombay. He is on the advisory boards of SpaceCom and Subsea Systems Institute (SSI) a consortium  between U of H, RICE and NASA. He is an active member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and was the vice-chairman of Arctic Technology Conference (ATC-2018), an Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) event representing SPE. In April 2016, he was recognized by the United States National Diversity Council with the 2016 Texas Multicultural Leadership Award. He is deeply committed to World Alliance Solar Impulse Foundation, United Way of Houston and KinkaidConnect mentor program at his daughter’s school.