Meet the team behind Upstream Data
President and CEO
Steve founded Upstream Data in 2017 after 10 years working in the oil and gas industry as a mechanical engineer. Steve is passionate about conserving energy waste and is a world leader in bitcoin mining infrastructure design and energy system optimization. Steve holds numerous patents in bitcoin mining and oilfield technology.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
For over a decade, James has been deeply entrenched in the Bitcoin and embedded Linux industries, crafting Bitcoin miner firmware and cryptocurrency ATM firmware. James' acclaim within the Bitcoin community stems from his authorship of the BIP91 specification, which played a pivotal role in activating SegWit
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Hank is an experienced growth company CFO with a strong background in M&A and corporate finance within the energy industry. Hank has a passion for helping businesses grow and will be guiding Upstream Data's scaling plans into the US and beyond. Hank enjoys sailing, skiing, biking and hiking in his free time with his wife.
Daryl has spent a career building and maintaining natural gas generators for upstream oil and gas facilities. Daryl heads all of our Canadian operations and leads teams of licensed mechanics, electricians and machinists.
Ken has been working in manufacturing for his entire career and lead Fisher Building System's steel building division prior to be acquired by Upstream in 2020. Ken is passionate about his work and leads our business administration.
Manager - People and Risk
Katrina is a seasoned professional with a strong background in Human Resource Management. As a hobby Katrina enjoys training her dogs Lyra & Peppy and has competed in agility, scent detection, rally obedience, and tracking.
Manager - Accounting
Shelley boasts over 20 years of versatile financial experience across retail, agriculture, and the energy sector. When not at work, Shelley can be found tending to her farm where she recently added in a flock of chickens & guinea hens.
Manager - Manufacturing
Taylor leads our fabrication division and has over 15 years of experience in skid fabrication and self-framer steel buildings. In his off time Taylor enjoys long walks on the beach and cozy nights by the fire with friends.
Manager - Sales & Marketing
Dean leads Upstream Data's sales and marketing team with over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas production services industry. Dean enjoys volunteering with local youth hockey and leads our community outreach.
Account Manager - Canada
Jeff has over 13 years experience in the Oil and Gas industry as outside sales for various production services businesses. Outside of work Jeff can be found volunteering in the community, coaching hockey or honing his game on the golf course.
Account Manager - US
Adam has a Bachelor's degree in economics and has worked in the oil & gas industry since 2017 doing production accounting and outside sales. Adam is passionate about the bitcoin mining industry and enjoys helping people new to the industry.