Mr. Nipper has served as one of our directors since December 2012. Mr. Nipper co-founded NCS and served as our Chief Executive Officer from November 2016 until November 2022 and from December 2012 until April 2016. He previously served as our Executive Chairman from April 2016 until February 2017. He has more than 30 years of industry experience and has invented several patented technologies relating to downhole oil and natural gas and geothermal service equipment. Prior to founding NCS, Mr. Nipper spent 18 years with Tri-State Oil Tools Inc. and Baker Hughes, including various operations and sales management positions. Prior to leaving Baker Hughes, he held the position of North American Marketing Manager.