Krzysztof (Kris) Palka
Founder & CEO
Founder and CEO of Akinê Inc, Krzysztof (Kris) Palka, is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on efficiency and process improvement, and a pioneer in the digital oilfield. Kris understands the need to create resiliency in the industry by embracing innovation and new practices. With over 20 years expertise in oil production optimization and technology development, an MSc in Mechanical Engineering, and a Harvard business degree, Kris sees automation combined with digital transformation as critical on the road to more efficient hydrocarbon production in the carbon constrained economy.