Mr. Neal O’Driscoll is the President of Novara GeoSolutions, LLC. He has over 23 years of experience in the management and delivery of enterprise solutions for asset, integrity and regulatory compliance management. These solutions have been implemented at and/or used in support of more than 100 pipeline and utility organizations. He is an expert in field operations support for compliance activity management and reporting. He has led and been a part of creating a wide range of pipeline workflows such as DOT compliance, engineering design, asset management, right-of-way management, and field data collection solutions.
Specialties: Asset management, Esri technology, geospatial solutions, pipeline construction and asset management, GIS implementations, PODS data model, Operational efficiencies, Data management, Strategic planning
Leslie Fullop offers Novara GeoSolutions more than 25 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, specifically accounting, operational and project management experience. In her current position, she manages client relationships, PODS GIS Implementations and the day to day activities of the product delivery team. She is focused on operations and project delivery effectiveness of the company. Leslie coordinates resources and/or plans, ensuring the projects run smooth, and clients are happy with the services Novara provides.
Specialties: PODS data model, GIS implementations, operational efficiencies, data management, strategic planning, PODS data migration, project management, geospatial technologies
Edgar (Ed) Sweet has more than 38 years of experience in the natural gas pipeline and distribution system industries with proven success in improving overall pipeline data management workflows and regulatory reporting processes. He is an expert in the fields of regulation compliance, pipeline and facilities integrity management, safety management systems, maturity modeling and assessment, and process improvement and change management. During his career, Edgar has worked with many of the country’s largest gas utilities including support in these areas. He has worked throughout the U.S. gas industry providing guidance to pipeline and distribution operators alike on how to best ready themselves for - and respond to - PHMSA’s “risk and integrity management” rulemaking. He has traveled extensively throughout the world in various management capacities and has performed project consulting throughout South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Ed is a licensed professional engineer.
Specialties: Business process improvement, asset management, regulatory compliance, risk and integrity management, operating standards and procedures, data management, and GIS.
Karl has over 19 years of experience in strategic and tactical planning, project management, process improvement, and team building. He has experience with designing, developing, and implementing enterprise-wide platforms that allow the rapid delivery of mobile data collection apps across a wide variety of users. These mobile workflows have been utilized for inspection, safety observations, job estimation, employee reviews, production tracking, and chemical handling which resulted in reduced paper, lower costs, and introduced new insights into business processes and operations.
Specialties: Specialties: mobile data collection, software architecture and development, cloud infrastructure