— President, Veris Global
Keith Seilhan is President and Partner of Veris Global LLC and Software and Consulting firm in
Lafayette, La. Prior to starting his own business Keith was Chief Operating Officer for Stone
Energy where he worked for 6 years. Prior to Stone, Keith filled various senior Operations and
Engineering Leadership roles for BP and Amoco over a 21-year career there. The majority of his
industry experience is in executive and senior leadership positions working with the start-up and
operation of large, technically challenging deep water and onshore assets.
Keith has deep leadership experience in operations, engineering and projects with focus on Risk
Management and Continuous Improvement. Keith is an alumnus of the Stanford Executive
program and the MIT Operations Academy. In his final year with BP Keith filled the role as BP’s
Incident Commander on the Deep Water Horizon Incident. Keith has presented at several
conferences in the US, Europe and Brazil on topics including Operations Excellence, Emergency
Response and Project Management. Keith started his career with Amoco after receiving his
Mechanical Engineering degree from LSU. He resides in Lafayette with his wife Laurie and his two sons, Grant and Wyatt.