Chief Global Operations Officer
Uwem Ukpong is Chief Global Operations Officer of Baker Hughes. Ukpong is an industry veteran with oil industry experience spanning
four continents and previous technical experience as a petrophysicist and reservoir engineer.
Formerly the Vice President of Baker Hughes Integration at GE Oil & Gas, Uwem has led integration planning and previously oversaw all
product lines, systems, and global operations of the GE Oil & Gas Surface business unit.
Ukpong started his career in Nigeria as a petrophysicist with Schlumberger in 1993, where he held several executive roles
including Human Resources Director for Schlumberger Corporate; Vice President and Regional Manager of Software Integrated
Solutions in Latin America; and General Manager of Schlumberger Oilfield Services in Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and
He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer science and a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.