Yogendra is a Data Science and Artificial Intelligence entrepreneur with more than 13 years of combined academic and professional experience in building intelligent systems for oil & gas, energy, and chemical industries. He has worked with large, medium and small-sized corporations in the oil & gas, and energy industries, including, ExxonMobil, and Halliburton in Houston, Texas. He collaborated with Microsoft on applications of AI and Deep Learning technologies for the oil & gas industry problems, during his tenure with Halliburton. Yogendra holds a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), India, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the University of Houston, with specialization in computer simulations of complex systems, and high performance computing. Yogendra served as an Executive Editor for the Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. He has authored/co-authored more than 25 peer-reviewed journal articles, conference publications, and patent applications.