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About Us

We are reimagining sustainable energy abundance in the energy capital of the world. Our technology empowers everyone to play a part in a sustainable energy future.

Quantum New Energy is founded on the principle of sustainable energy abundance. We believe that all people everywhere should have access to affordable, clean energy. We envision a world where energy can drive human prosperity in sustainable harmony with the planet.

Our Company

We are a Houston-based technology company founded by energy industry veterans. We are using our experience working for some of the largest energy companies in the world to make the energy transition about redefined abundance with end-users playing a central role through optimized consumption that is more cost effective and sustainable for people and for the planet.

Our Leadership

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Patricia Vega

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Patricia has more than 25 years of global experience developing innovative enterprise solutions for some of the world`s largest energy and industrial customers. Before founding Quantum New Energy, Patricia served as Global President of Evaluation & Optimization for GE, President of GE Oil & Gas Latin America and was a member of GE’s Regional Board of Directors.
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Prior to joining GE, Patricia had a progressive multidisciplinary career with Baker Hughes and Halliburton. She began her career as a field engineer with BP and Schlumberger. She has a successful track record delivering results, managing risk and change from corporate start-ups to multi-billion-dollar companies through a variety of business cycles, business models and technologies. Her natural ability to understand customer challenges and embrace new ways of thinking translate into profitable expansion opportunities.
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Paul Solano

Chief Technology Officer

Paul has nearly two decades of experience developing technology solutions for startups as well as business units within large organizations. Prior to this, he served as CEO of SmartNow Technologies, a consulting company involved in multiple projects leveraging Big Data, Analytics and Mobile technologies.
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His work as a Solutions Architect and Lead Consultant with US and international companies has led to the development and implementation of complex innovative solutions using leading-edge technologies in multiples industries including aviation, oil and gas and finance.  Previously, Paul served as IBM Practice Director developing IBM Websphere and other Web 2.0 products. Paul also served at IBM alliance company GBM where he was responsible for architecting, selling and implementing end-to-end Service Management solutions for customers throughout Central America and Dominican Republic.
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Advisory Board

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Chris Angelides

Chris Angelides is an Energy Industry executive with three decades of global, technical and commercial experience. He has held senior leadership roles in Project Management, Business Operations and Strategic Planning. His experience includes Business Management with P&L responsibility, developing Sustainability Strategies, and establishing Strategic Alliance Partnerships. He has extensive knowledge and understanding of business cultures and regulatory policies the globe and has expertise in Energy Transition, Corporate Social Responsibility and Non‐technical Risk Integration.
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He currently leads the US Energy Transition Program for Shell which involves assessing emerging risks and opportunities, bringing together an Energy Transition project funnel across all Shell’s businesses, developing policy and advocacy positions, implementing long‐term strategies to make Shell resilient to expected changes in the energy system, and allowing its businesses to thrive as the world moves to lower‐carbon energy. Chris joined Shell as an experienced hire in 2008.
Prior to joining Shell, he was a Vice President at AECOM (URS) where he directed a team of technical and commercial professionals, offering technology, process safety, and optimization solutions to a wide variety of upstream, midstream and downstream clients.
Chris earned a Mechanical Engineering degree and an MBA from the University of Houston and a Graduate Diploma in Strategic Decision and Risk Management from Stanford. He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt Practitioner (CSSGB).
He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston (UH) C.T. Bauer College of Business where he currently teaches a course on Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics in Energy. He also serves as a Board Member of the Gutierrez Energy Management Institute (GEMI) at UH Bauer, and as an Advisory Board member of the Consortium for Energy Corporate Social Responsibility (CECSR) at UH.
Chris was born and raised on the island of Cyprus and maintains very close ties to both Cyprus and Greece. He served in the Greek Army / Cyprus National Guard prior to moving to the US in the 80’s.
He was recently appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Cyprus to Texas.
He is married to Michelle since 1994 and they have two daughters. He and his wife are very passionate about the arts especially the Opera. Chris serves as a Trustee for the Houston Grand Opera.
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Yavuz Kadioglu

Yavuz is a business savvy technology and innovation leader with a 25 + year proven track record of success in R&D management, new product/ new technology development and commercialization in Power Generation and Oil & Gas industries. Currently, He is a Sr. Director at Baker Hughes, where he is leading a technology team focusing on improving internal productivity trough digital transformation.
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 Prior to this role, Yavuz was Engineering Operations leader managing engineering programs, technical planning, budget, productivity initiatives and overall engineering operations of Evaluation & Optimization organization at GE Oil & Gas which includes Wireline, Drilling and Production Monitoring & Optimization Product Lines. Yavuz also managed R&D teams while serving as the Director of Research at the Woodlands Technology Center of Baker Hughes.
Yavuz received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering and his MSc in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana, IL and, an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business, NY. He also holds a BSc degree and a MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey.
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Egidio (Ed) Marotta

Ed Marotta received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the State University of New York at Albany, 1980, Post-Graduate studies in Chemical Engineering at SUNY at Buffalo, 1982, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1994 and 1997, respectively.
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 At the University of Houston, he held the position of Adjunct Professor, both in the Mechanical Engineering Department (ABS Adjunct Professor of Subsea Engineering Program) and the College of Technology (Mechanical Engineering Department). He teaches classes in thermo-fluid sciences, design of experiments, computational methods, and data science. Ed has taught at Clemson University and Texas A&M University, College Station.
Ed’s experiences/responsibilities involve the management of the Multi-Physics Simulations Group for GE Oil & Gas, FMC Technologies, and Landmark Graphics (Halliburton). In this capacity, Ed was responsible for leading several groups of engineering specialist responsible for performing thermal, mass diffusion, and multi-physics analyses on all major systems and sub-system components, development of thermal best practices for multi-physics analyses specific to each respective product. At Landmark, Ed was actively involved in Digital Twin development for upstream and production operations for Onshore & Offshore assets.
Ed holds the rank of ASME Fellow, AIAA Associate Fellow; is active in API and ASME technical committees (e.g., ASME Offshore Technology Conference OTC), served on several ASME committees (ASME South Texas Section and North-West Texas), and was an Associate-Editor for the ASME Journal on Transaction of Energy Resources Technology.
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SantiagoRedondo

Santiago Redondo

Santiago has 20 years of experience as a finance executive in multiple industries and geographies, he is currently the chief financial officer for global operations at Baker Hughes, a GE Company. Santiago`s has a strong and successful track record of commercial innovation, business development and is well respected for his candid no non-sense financial acumen.
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A certified public accountant with MBA and advanced degree in Corporate Finance, his career started as a Tax Analyst for Deloitte before moving to GE Capital where he had a progressive career through various financial and mergers & acquisitions roles. After that, he served as Executive Commercial Finance and Financial Planning leader for GE Global Growth Operations in Latin America. Prior to his current role, Santiago worked for GE Oil & Gas serving as Chief Financial Officer for Latin America, and subsequently as Global Chief Financial Officer for Downstream Technology Solutions.
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Our Values

We are human and humble

We respect each other and treat everyone with fairness, respect and dignity. We contribute to a positive work environment embracing new perspectives and empowering every person to contribute to his or her fullest capacity.

We are Courageous Explorers

We are Curious and believe in being life-long learners, and we never settle. We connect with our customers and seek to understand their needs, challenge the status quo and courageously explore “what ifs.” We experiment and when we fail we do so quickly and productively to find better, simpler ways to improve people’s lives.

We are collaborative

We work together as one team and believe in win-win partnerships.  We value, respect and seek the benefit of our business partners, and the communities where we live and work.

We do the right thing

We promote transparency and act in a sustainable, ethical and socially responsible manner. We have uncompromising respect for human rights and are guided firstly and always by our moral compass.  We seek to further the well-being of people and planet.

Credentials

We use technology and energy innovation for the betterment of people’s lives. We strive to work at the highest standards of quality and integrity, providing only the best solutions and services to our customers