Alasdair Brown, SPE, was appointed vice president of engineering at MicroSeismic. He was previously vice president of ecosystems and alliances at Bluware. Brown has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, working for both operators and service companies. He was vice president, business development, enterprise technology at Baker Hughes and before that held escalating roles at Halliburton, Edinburgh Petroleum Services, Petrocorp, Intera ECL Petroleum Technologies, and Shell. Brown holds a PhD in theoretical physics and BSc in mathematical physics, both from the University of Edinburgh.