Aitken, C.

SaltGrid, San Francisco, California

Chris Aitken is the CEO and co-founder of SaltGrid. Prior to co-founding SaltGrid, he co-founded the Borondi Group, a Silicon Valley holding company that invests in innovative companies applying machine learning and AI across the aerospace, education and heavy industrial sectors. Earlier in his career, he was a managing partner in Andersen’s consulting practice, a managing director at KPMG Consulting and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at LECG. Mr. Aitken holds a Bch of commerce, with First Class Honors, from the University of New South Wales.

Safety: Where foresight replaces hindsight: How AI impacts the future of oil and gas safety

Stewart, H., Advisian Digital, part of the Worley Group; Aitken, C., SaltGrid

According to the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP), there were 31 fatal incidents across the industry in 2018.