Eyal Aronoff is a serial, successful entrepreneur. Eyal is a co-founder of Quest Software, which sold to Dell in 2012 for USD 2.4 billion. Since leaving Quest Software, he has co-founded and invested in a variety of businesses, including e-commerce, specialty financing ventures, and a range of consumer product companies. Over the past decade he has built expertise in the oil and gas space, focusing particularly on increasing US oil production and global utilization of natural gas for electricity, cooking fuels and transportation.
Gevorg Sargsyan is Chief Technology Officer at Pioneer Energy. Driving forward Pioneer's customer focused efforts, Gevorg serves as a critical bridge translating customer requirements into field deployable products and services. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he gained experience in heat transfer, thermodynamics, process separation and reaction kinetics. He has extensive experience in metal fabrication, pressure vessels, high temperature reactors, machinery, and has a proven track records of strong technical and leadership capablity.
Mr. Sargsyan joined Pioneer Energy in 2009, and has led the engineering efforts on several key projects including the Flarecatcher and Vaporcatcher product lines. He leverages his extensive hands-on oil field experience to ensure superior field performance of Pioneer Energy equipment.
Joseph Palaia is Vice President of Business Development at Pioneer Energy. He has been leading the company's pursuit of business, negotiating and closing domestic deals while pursuing major international customers since 2014.He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).
Joe holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Nuclear Science & Engineering from MIT, and has completed an intensive executive education course at Harvard Business School. He has served as a senior technical and business consultant on major international projects. In his spare time, Joe closely follows the emerging commercial space industry and is a veteran of two simulated Mars expeditions in the Canadian Arctic.
Nicole Lane is Corporate Relations Officer at Pioneer Energy. Her passion is building and stewarding sustainable relationships with customers and working with clients to bring solutions to their business challenges. She is spearheading efforts to build and expand Pioneer’s local, regional, and global image and reputation. Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration and Management from Indiana University. She joined the team in 2017 after serving in administrative and corporate relations roles with Clabber Girl and Swagelok. She was raised in Indiana and still holds true to her midwestern values.
Anthony Maltese is a dedicated and collaborative operations manager with nearly a decade of experience managing dynamic projects in the oil and gas industry. His roles as a Fracturing and Stimulation Field Service Manager and Deployment Manager for Schlumberger have shaped him into an innovative field leader that develops creative ideas into effective and data-driven plans.
Anthony joined Pioneer Energy's team in 2018 and is dedicated to implementing continuous improvement practices that build field performance of Pioneer Energy technology while delivering leading field service to our customers. Anthony holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University.