Mr. Kemal Farid served as Board Member at GeoScale. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Farid Ventures. He also is an Angel Investor. He also serves as a Managing Director at L37 Ventures. Farid serves as Managing Director in BlueVine Ventures. Farid is a twenty-five veteran of the oil and gas industry where he has lead software, electronics and services businesses in exploration, drilling and production. He is the CEO of Shiv Om Consultants, the US leader in accounting services for oil and gas production tax and royalty compliance. He previously founded Merrick Systems, served as its CEO and grew it into the global leader in oil and gas production and hydrocarbon accounting software. He was awarded Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011. He serves on several profit and non-profit boards including leadership positions in the Society of Petroleum Engineers and at the University of Houston. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an Entrepreneurship Masters from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.