Our Team

Ocean Exchange Active, Board Member Team

Phil Beierl

Senior Vice President, Aerospace and Defense Technologies

Phil Beierl is the Senior Vice President of the Aerospace and Defense Technologies segment (ADTech) within Oceaneering International, Inc.

ADTech provides mission critical solutions and world class service to Defense and Aerospace customers and has annual revenue of $350MM with over 1000 employees in three divisions:

• Space Systems (OSS) – designs and builds systems for human space flight, satellites and robotics

• Marine Services (MSD) – performs installations, alterations and repairs on submarines and deep submergence systems

• Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH) – designs, builds and operates unique subsea robotic and hyperbaric systems

Mr. Beierl joined Oceaneering in 2005 as a program manager and served in various positions within OTECH before becoming Vice President and General Manager in 2014. Most recently he served as ADTech Vice President for Operations before promotion to his current position at the beginning of 2018.

Prior to joining Oceaneering Mr. Beierl served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for over 25 years. He specialized in diving, salvage and ordnance management and commanded various ships and shore stations. He earned degrees from MIT, Naval Postgraduate School and the Naval War College.

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“Ocean Exchange has a platform to enable people with information that they need to know about the ocean and then to showcase new technologies that are on the forefront of really helping the ocean and the planet.”

“The quality of the content and the people who are involved with Ocean Exchange is all high end.”

“Besides funding, Ocean Exchange provides access to a wide area network of incredibly talented people in organizations that really do just want to help people.”

“Ocean Exchange is really about helping the little guys grow and in so doing, helping the big guys be better ocean citizens.”

“Ocean Exchange seems to be much more focused on bringing to light under-capitalized, wonderful new technology ideas. And it’s all about two-way access to this new technology and to the people who can help with the experience to grow that technology.”

“Ocean Exchange is a force multiplier to enable sustainable innovation.”

“Ocean Exchange is a global, novel innovation forum that has a greater ability to attract a broader range of impactful stakeholders than any other event that’s out there.”

“Unquestionably, one of Ocean Exchange’s primary strengths is how it brings together people from different paths. That makes its event a delegator experience as well as experience for an innovator or awards nominee.”

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“There’s nothing better than going to an event or engaging with people so you walk away and say, ‘Wow!’”