Ashe Menon serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations at NOV Grant Prideco, based in Houston, Texas. Prior to NOV, he spent multiple years as an entrepreneur until one of his companies was acquired by NOV in 2006. He has been published in over 10 Oil and Gas Industry Magazines and Journals, he has also presented papers at over 15 conferences around the world. He is an Alumni of University of Houston and Harvard Business School. He received the 2017 Smart Industry 50 award from Putnam Media. Outside of family and work, he loves to run and a huge Houston Texans fan. He has been ranked in the top 250 fund raisers for various charities in Houston for the past few years.