Dr. Nansen G. Saleri is the Chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Quantum Reservoir Impact (QRI), a strategic technology and advanced analytics firm in energy since 2007. He is currently a Board Director for Fenix Technologies and President of the Kristin Saleri Art Foundation. As the former Head of Reservoir Management for Saudi Aramco for a decade, Dr. Saleri led efforts in introducing Best-in-Class programs in waterflooding and Maximum Reservoir Contact wells, most notably in Ghawar, the world’s most prolific oil field.
Cited among the industry’s game changers in the book, Groundbreakers, by Mark Mau and Henry Edmundson (2015). Honored with the John Franklin Carll Award (2006), named an SPE Distinguished Speaker (1991/1992) and SPE Distinguished Member. Holds seven patents and is a sought-after opinion leader on global energy issues with credits including the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle, Reuters, Bloomberg and CNBC. Received a BSc in chemical engineering from Bosphorus University, and MSc and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia.