Doug F Newsom is a Rice University graduate of their accelerated 6-month Data Analytics and Visualization program. He seeks to discover insights from challenging data sets through detailed research implementing contemporary technologies. Doug has proven upstream oil and gas expertise as a Petroleum Geologist (M.S. - Texas A&M University, B.S. - Baylor University) having proposed and evaluated over 100 producing wells. As a consultant and innovator with interactive digital communications, he has managed and deployed several complex life-cycle projects.