James Sledzik Senior Partner and President Energy Ventures US, Inc.
Profile Description
Jim Sledzik, senior partner and president of the U.S. office of Energy Ventures, has more than 25 years of experience in the worldwide oil and gas industry.  Energy Ventures was established in 2002 and has $775 million under management in four funds that target technology-driven, high growth potential companies in the upstream oil & gas sector.  There have been 39 direct investments in upstream oil and gas companies with 18 successful exits. Sledzik currently serves on the board of directors of four portfolio companies: Wireless Seismic, Ingrain, Oscomp and Hicor. Prior to his current position with Energy Ventures, Sledzik served as the Global Marketing & New Technology Director and Vice President of Multiclient Services for WesternGeco and as a Global Account Director for Schlumberger.  He holds an MBA in International Business, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh and a B.Sc. in Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University.