Kris K. Pitta is the CEO of Prudent Resources Corporation. With over twenty years of extensive corporate experience, his vast skill set has helped him plan a successful leadership style that inspires his employees and helps them hone their strengths, skills, and educational backgrounds and apply them to their everyday work. Since the launch of his career fifteen years ago, Kris has held various positions with increasing responsibility at companies such as ConocoPhillips, Occidental Petroleum and Freeport Mcmoran. Kris’s first responsibility as a Reservoir Engineer was to take care of newly acquired oil and gas wells in New Mexico. He went on to manage assets in Permian Basin, South Texas, and Williston Basin. He also worked as a member of the growth/A&D team, where he evaluated acquisition/divestiture/trade opportunities in the Lower48. He worked in ConocoPhillips to assist them with the strategic planning efforts of their DJ basin Niobrara asset drilling program. Eighteen months later, Kris accepted the role of Corporate Engineering Manager at Freeport Mcmoran Oil and Gas Division. He was responsible for managing companies reserves estimates. He has been member of SPE for 20 years and served on various committees including the SPEGCS board. Kris recently added published author to his resume with his book Empowered Leadership. Kris makes his home in Houston with his wife and two daughters.