Otto Fanini currently holds the position of Global Principal Engineer (Electrical) for Drilling & Evaluation in Baker Hughes, Inc. supporting Drilling Systems, Wireline System and Drill Bit divisions. At the moment has responsibility over areas of product research and development processes, technical standards, service and product technical compliance, performance, integrity and content, patent portfolio management, product and technology roadmaps. During his career he has worked in innovation and state-of-the-art projects in multiple industries such as oilfield services, semiconductor, broadcast, printing, communication, and textile industries. Fanini has accumulated 35 years of engineering experience, over 50 patents issued and over 60 technical publications. He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University, an MBA degree from Houston Baptist University and a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fanini is a member of IEEE, SPE, SPWLA, ASQ and INCOSE.