Eric R. Calderon
Eric R. Calderon was appointed President of C-SMART Analytics after his company, LK Industries, was acquired by WEST in 2018. Prior to the WEST acquisition, Mr. Calderon served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of LK Industries, a niche provider of oilfield testing equipment and calibration services.
Mr. Calderon previously worked as an engineer for Concho Resources in the Permian Basin. In this role he gained valuable field experience in drilling and operations. Later he moved into a corporate engineering role where he assisted with the evaluation of corporate reserves and strategic acquisitions. Prior to his role with Concho Resources, Mr. Calderon worked with ExxonMobil as an international reservoir engineer and with Chevron as an offshore engineer in the Gulf of Mexico.
In 2012, Mr. Calderon had the privilege of working for House Speaker John Boehner on energy policy and legislation. Today, he serves as a board member of the Global Alumni Board for Harvard Business School and is a Founding Board Member of the Harvard Latino Alumni Association.
Mr. Calderon earned his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.
Ed Hanks has served as Vice President of C-SMART Analytics since the inception of the company by the WEST organization in 2012. He led the initial design, development and roll-out of the product and continues to provide technical vision and leadership into the direction of the product as well as sharing his expertise in natural gas measurement analysis.
Mr. Hanks previously managed the measurement design and technical support team at Boardwalk Pipeline Partners where he was responsible for the measurement design of the BWP Gulf Crossing, Fayetteville, and Greenville shell pay expansion projects. He has been active for many years in the ultrasonic measurement community presenting papers and/or instructing at AGA, ASGMT, ISHM, AFMSC, and the NACTMC. He has served on the Advisory Board for the North American Fluid Flow Measurement Council (NAFFMC) and has served as a company representative on the Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI).
Mr. Hanks earned his Bachelor of Science in Physics from Fort Hays State University and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University.