Richa Bansal is senior advisor corporate strategy at Cistel Technology. She was previously an engineering manager for Schlumberger’s Flow Control technology group in Houston. Bansal has experience working in deepwater operations, new product development, supply chain, and in engineering management. Bansal is the author of several articles, conference papers, and a book chapter, and holds a technology patent. She is the founder of www.pinkcareers.com, an online career resource for women. Bansal holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Rice University.