Continuous Methane Monitoring Company Adds Cloud Product and Services Management Veteran to Growing Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., August 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kuva systemsa leading provider of continuous methane monitoring solutions, today announced that it has hired carlos santamaria as Vice President of Product Management. In her new role, Santamaria will help Kuva Systems manage its rapid growth by overseeing the continued expansion of its SaaS and product functionality. With a variety of legislative and regulatory initiatives focused on reducing fugitive methane emissions, including the Cut Inflation Act signed into law last week, Kuva Systems has seen an acceleration in demand for its camera and platform. -form from oil and gas companies seeking to comply with government standards. Recently, Kuva announced agreements with Marathon Oil, Microsoft and Texas University of Technology and most recently announced a pilot project and funding from the Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) Subsidies to industry and several of their members from the oil and gas industry.
“Kuva Systems is leading the way in continuous monitoring of methane emissions at a critical time in the fight against climate change,” said Santamaria. “I am thrilled to join this innovative and forward-thinking team and excited to help the company optimize its product management processes at a pivotal time in its impressive growth.”
Prior to joining Kuva Systems, Santamaria served as a senior product manager at Amazon, where he led AWS’ Simple Notification Service, or SNS, which is critical to Amazon’s robust cloud infrastructure. Prior to working at Amazon, Santamaria worked as a Global Product Line Manager at Schneider Electric, where he designed and executed the strategy for a new large-scale solar inverter while leading marketing and positioning efforts. . He has also held various positions at Wind River, Finning International, Alpha Technologies Ltd., Faronics Corporation, Datalink Systems, and Polycom, spanning product engineering, product management, and sales and applications engineering. He holds a BS in Electronic Engineering from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana and an MBA from University of Victoria.
“Carlos brings nearly 30 years of critical experience in product and customer excellence to Kuva Systems and we are delighted to have him on our team,” said Stefan Bokaemper, CEO of Kuva Systems. “His work with world-class organizations like Amazon and Schneider Electric will be extremely beneficial and timely as we position ourselves for continued growth amid a global push to eliminate fugitive methane emissions.”
The Kuva System platform is a non-thermal infrared camera-based methane monitoring solution focused on colorized images of invisible gases that are automatically generated when emission events are detected, making the invisible visible and measurable. , and therefore manageable. The system’s industrial IoT platform provides alerts with colorized images of otherwise invisible gas plumes when methane emissions are detected and verified. The low-cost monitoring system can quickly and automatically detect and measure emissions and provides operators with annotated video that identifies the location of the leak. Leak analysis can be used to prioritize operational responses, quantify current conditions, and confirm design performance.
About Kuva Systems
Kuva Systems is a leading company in continuous methane monitoring technology, which aims to make the invisible measurable and therefore manageable. Kuva’s patented non-thermal infrared camera and cloud monitoring solution provides oil and gas companies with rapid notification of methane leaks with a time-stamped image allowing determination of the root causes of emissions. Our solution enables upstream and midstream oil and gas companies to improve their operations and achieve ESG and methane intensity objectives with significant cost savings compared to any other continuous camera-based solution – with a cost of possession comparable to that of point sensor solutions. Kuva has offices in Boston, Houston, and Calgary. For more information visit: https://www.kuvasystems.com.
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