Jim Lawnin is an innovation leader in helping companies digitally transform their business operations through emerging technologies. He has a career in building and leading global consulting practices in the oil and gas, utilities, manufacturing, and life science industries. Today, he is an active angel investor where he served as a board member of Houston Angel Network (HAN) and co-leads their energy subgroup. He has mentored startups at Station Houston, Rice University, Stanford University and Surge Accelerator. Jim has a BS in Petroleum Engineering, MBA and Accounting degrees. He has held the following designations: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Licensed Professional Engineer (PE).