Neuralog is a privately held company founded in 1991 by Mr. Kenneth Land and Mr. Robert Best. Neuralog was established to find creative solutions for problems in the petroleum industry through the application of advanced computer science technologies and client interaction. Previously, Mr. Land and Mr. Best worked together in the aerospace industry developing communication simulation software for NASA's space shuttle and space station programs.
Kenneth P. Land serves as President and Chief Technology Officer and as a board member. He also holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas A & M University and is an expert in image processing and neural network applications. Mr. Land actively researches advancements in computer technology and applications across a number of industries, incorporating those that would most benefit Neuralog clients. He is also leading the effort to provide Neuralog clients instant product information and interaction via the web. Mr. Land’s extensive product development experience has allowed Neuralog to respond quickly to the changing needs of the Oil and Gas Industry.
The Board of Directors of Neuralog is comprised of Kenneth Land, President and Chief Technology Officer, and Mr. James Downing, who has served as a director and consultant to Neuralog since December of 1996. Mr. Downing has been involved in the development of Computer Aided Exploration Systems for over 30 years. He founded Zycor, Inc. in 1979 for the purpose of building the petroleum industry’s first interactive mapping and modeling system, ZMAP Plus. Mr. Downing served as President, CEO, and Board Chairman of Zycor until its merger with Landmark Graphics in 1989. In 1992, he was invited to serve on the Board of Directors of Landmark, a position he held until Halliburton Company acquired Landmark Graphics in 1996. While at Landmark, Mr. Downing led a number of major integration activities as well as the development of OpenWorks. With the acquisition of Landmark Graphics by Halliburton Company, Mr. Downing elected to retire from full time employment with the company and pursue other interests, at which time he joined the Neuralog Board of Directors.
The Employees of Neuralog are highly skilled and motivated people. They draw upon a vast array of experiences, which enables Neuralog to provide its customers with imaginative and successful software solutions and services. Our technical skills include software engineering and development, advanced software technologies, and human-computer interface design as well as geology and petroleum engineering experience. It is this set of expertise, along with other supporting skills, that allow us to develop efficient and sophisticated products for the geoscience professional.