Russell Whitney, IIoT Manager at Precision Drilling, leads the company's remote technology initiatives, leveraging technology to improve the safety and productivity of their teams. As a leader with over 13 years' progressive experience in the oil and gas industry and a background in regions such as Alaska, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, and Trinidad & Tobago, Russell has an in-depth understanding of the challenges that arise in remote environments and the technology deliverables required to overcome them. He possesses strong leadership skills, building highly effective teams driven by proven methodologies that unite capabilities and personalities to drive results. Prior to joining Precision Drilling, Russell has held a range of operations and managerial roles with Schlumberger, Aucerna, and Corva. Russell holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma, and a PMP certification.