Before joining Kinetic Pressure Control, Mr. Schmidt spent 13 years working in major capital projects for ExxonMobil Development Company. He was responsible for planning and executing various components of multi-billion dollar oil and gas projects all over the world with complex contracting and execution strategies.

During this time Mr. Schmidt played a major role in the execution and delivery of company critical capital projects in the Middle East, North America, Asia and Europe. He was recognized as a company leader in Commissioning, Mechanical Completion and overall project execution. His most recent project, a $15 billion offshore platform yielded a company best practice on efficiency and uptime during startup and successfully concluded after 9 years with an industry leading safety record.

Mr. Schmidt grew up in Aurora, CO and attended University at the Colorado School of Mines, earning an Engineering Degree with honors and a minor in Business & Economics.