Position: Chief Technology Officer, Digital Solutions & Enterprise Technology; Baker Hughes
Scott Parent is the Chief Technology Officer for Digital Solutions and Enterprise Technology, Baker Hughes. In this role he is responsible for driving disruptive digital solutions across the company and industry, strategic marketing, additive manufacturing as well as oversees three enterprise innovation centers located in Oklahoma, USA, Houston, USA and Mumbai, India.
Mr. Parent also co-leads the Baker Hughes Technology Leadership Council where he, and several key leaders, is responsible for the adoption of new technology, resources, and new partnerships to deliver the tech edge to customers and navigate the energy transition.
Mr. Parent most recently was the Chief Operating Officer of GE’s Distributed Power business where he led engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing to support GE Power’s aero and reciprocating engines technology teams.
He rejoined GE in 2013 after more than four years in various roles in the energy and oil and gas industries. He spent time as the Vice President of Technology, Operations at BP, and before joining BP he was the Vice President of Engineering & Technology for Drilling and Evaluation at Baker Hughes.
Mr. Parent provides a deep expertise in robotics, analytics, and machine learning. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine, and a master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.