Western Hemisphere Team Lead for Data Services in the dataWorx organization
Cynthia Schwendeman is the Western Hemisphere Team Lead for Data Services in the dataWorx organization at bp. Cynthia has more than 18 years of experience in the energy industry with a proven track record of empowering the upstream business to maximize value from data. As Data Operations Manager for Hess Corporation, Cynthia was responsible for initiating the embedded model of data support, enabling strong partnership with the business. In her current role at bp, she is responsible for team leadership covering a wide range of data management services across the Western Hemisphere including production, subsurface and information management.
Prior to joining bp this year, Cynthia led the Permian Enhanced Oil Recovery Data Management team at Occidental Petroleum. Cynthia holds a bachelor’s degree in Geology from Louisiana State University. She served on the PNEC Advisory Board from 2013 – 2018, and as conference chair in 2017. Cynthia has volunteered on the PPDM Professional Development Committee (PDC) since 2018 and is currently the committee chair.