Jesus Patino

Manager, Strategy Development Oceaneering
President Elect, JGSAA (Rice MBA '10)

Jesus Patiño has over 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He began his career in the oil field with M-I SWACO in Mexico before expanding into deepwater drilling assignments in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Equatorial Guinea, and Ghana.

Jesus currently works as a manager, strategy development at Oceaneering International. Over the last five years he has taken multiple roles in the organization including business analyst for Subsea Products and marketing manager for the Umbilical Solutions business. His experience spans over deepwater operations, sales process, bids and proposals, marketing, revenue forecasting, cost and risk analysis, and strategic planning. In his current role, Jesus supports the strategic planning process for the worldwide operations and the identification and execution of acquisition targets.

He holds a chemical engineering degree from ITESO University in Mexico, and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University, with concentrations in energy and finance. While at Rice, he was president of the Energy Club and was awarded the Jones Citizenship Award. He currently serves as a community associate for Duncan College at Rice. Jesus is married to Gabriela, and they have a 9-year-old daughter and five-year-old twin boys.