Usman Syed

Usman Syed

Asset Management & Reliability Professional

United States, Middle East, Asia, Oceania

1. What is your profession? Or if you are retired, what was your profession?


2. What are your areas of expertise?

Upstream: Project Management, Facilities Management, Mechanical Engineering, Operations, Asset Management

Upstream Areas: Offshore, onshore

3. Current Employer:

Top secret information

4. Previous Employers:

Eni SpA, Siemens, Lotte Chemicals 

5. Why do you like working with Start-Ups?

The energy & 'can-do' attitude.

Okay, now for some fun things about Usman

6. What are three of your interests outside of work?

  • Cricket

  • Tourism

  • Documentaries

7.  What are your top 3 accomplishments (personal or professional)?  Don’t be shy!  Give ‘em to us.

  • Raising 3 kids with a sense of morals & ethics hoping they go on to improve the world.

  • Nominated as one of the 100 people in maintenance to follow on LinkedIn by UpKeep, USA.

  • Achieved global certifications in the areas of Asset Management, Reliability Leadership, Maintenance Management & Operational Safety.

8.  If I were a superhero, my superpower would be               .

Invisibility & stealth.

9. When I was 5, I was pretty sure I'd be a                 when I grew up.


10. If I weren't so damn good at what I do now, I'd probably be                 .


11.  My favorite song is               by            .

"Country roads" by John Denver

12.  If I won the lottery tomorrow, I'd          .

start a technology & consulting company in the area of physical asset management.

13.  The best piece of advice I've ever been given is                              .

Never loose hope.