Lauren Goodwin

Lauren began her career in the space industry, leading systems engineering and integration for NASA on the International Space Station Program.  She transitioned into the energy industry leading a center of excellence for data analytics in support of automated and predictive Upstream drilling and completions. Lauren was one of the first leaders to introduce automated expertise application via data analytics winning and speaking at SPE’s Digital Oilfield Conferences.  At BP Lauren, served as Vice President of Digital Transformation and the Digital Security and Risk Officer.  Lauren has a reputation for introducing the possibilities and application of data, analytics and automation with ethical, secure means of making a difference without causing risk.  Lauren shares this experience with Executive Masters students at Columbia University where she is Associate Faculty. Lauren has a M. S. in Technology Management, with concentrations on Data Analytics and Cyber Security from Columbia University in New York.  She was awarded Columbia University’s Alumni Digital Innovation Award.  She recently left BP to pursue her Doctorate at Vanderbilt University while writing her book on Artificial Intelligence