Position: VP Oil and Gas Products, Intelie
Dr. Augusto Borella Hougas is the Vice President of Operational Intelligence Products for Energy with Intelie. Dr. Borella leads the team’s efforts to expand Intelie’s machine learning-based platform, Intelie Live, by bundling RigNet’s applications and services in IoT, cybersecurity, and managed communications for energy customers. He has extensive experience in leading programs and projects for digital transformation that provide the product vision and delivery of solutions that will improve safety, productivity, and operational excellence that Energy customers, especially in oil and gas, are seeking as they apply artificial intelligence to scale their operations and processes in real-time.
Prior to joining RigNet, he held a number of roles with Petrobras Brasileiro, S.A. including Drilling Engineer, (including Program Advisory and Program Engineering), R&D Manager, Technical Competency Manager and most recently Digital Transformation General Manager. Dr. Borella is the author of several academic and industry articles and a regular speaker at many international industry events including Oil and Gas TechWeek. He has a Doctorate in Science from São Paulo University and has attended many executive programs from institutions such as Singularity University, IMD, ISE Business School and Fundação Dom Cabral.