Cengiz Esmersoy has received M.S., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering with Geophysics minor from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He joined Schlumberger in 1984 and worked in various technical and management positions involving basic research, engineering, and operations. His technology development work included seismic, well logging, deep geophysical measurements, drilling, reservoir, data analysis, and he has received the Chairman’s Award – company’s highest. He is an active member of SEG, SPE, EAGE, and SPWLA and has served as a GEOPHYSICS Associate Editor, Chair of the SEG Research Committee, and General Vice-Chair of the SEG 2020 Annual Meeting. Cengiz has over sixty refereed publications and received a number of industry awards including Hart's E&P Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation (twice), OTC Spotlight on Technology Award (twice), and the SEG Best Paper at The Leading Edge award.