Mark Carrier is the Market Development Director, Process Automation at RTI. He brings over 12 years of experience in upstream and downstream Oil and Gas and a passion for building and designing federated distributed systems. Prior to joining RTI, he was the Chief System Architect and Technical Manager for National Oilwell Varco and the System Architect of the Energy Drilling Automation Platform for Ensign. He was also a key contributor to ION Geophysical's 80,000 channel count seismic recorder which, at the time was the largest recorder built. Mark graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Computer Science.