Professor Thonhauser is an innovator, entrepreneur and founder of several start-up companies. Over the past 18 years he has been building a group of technology companies and has held various management roles. As Chairman and CEO of the TDE Group, he is servicing the international industry with data-driven products and services, the application of artificial intelligence to improve drilling, and the development of unique downhole technology.
Bernhard Lungwitz has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry in various positions, ranging from operations to R&D management in geographically diverse areas such as US, Brazil, and Russia. Prior to joining the TDE Group, he was managing the global product line development for the world’s largest oilfield service provider. As CTO he is leveraging R&D and innovation across the various divisions within the TDE group.
Edward J. Koval serves as the Chief Operating Officer for TDE Group, where he is responsible for investments, M & A and JV execution, positioning the product portfolio for maximum market share and profitability and securing the necessary resources for growth. Prior to this role, Ed served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, a position created to develop and execute world class commercial operations.