Data Vortex Technologies is pleased to announce the addition of Kim Bates as Chief Strategy Officer to the company’s executive leadership team. Kim brings significant strategic planning, management and negotiation experience . She worked at ExxonMobil for 34 years, retiring in 2016 as an Exploration Vice President for Asia Pacific and the Middle East. In her previous position, she participated in and led executive level negotiations with world leaders and significant players in global industry. Kim received her BS in Geology from The University of Texas at Austin in 1983. She is a member of Women in HPC.