Stephen Long's extensive industrial experience includes structural and mechanical design, sophisticated manufacturing techniques, root cause analysis and industrial accident investigation. He is an expert in rotating electrical machinery, industrial controls and instrumentation, and oilfield equipment design. He is a former Director of Operations for National Oilwell Varco and a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Welding Society. Mr. Long received his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1976. He is based in the Houston, Texas metropolitan area.