Management Team

Wayne Lam - President

B.Comm, CA 1988, University of Calgary
Member of CPA Alberta

Wayne brings over 30 years of oil and gas financial leadership and operational experience to Key Seismic. Prior to joining Key Seismic, Wayne was most recently the CFO of Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. Prior to that, Wayne held senior financial positions with companies in the oil and gas services and producing sectors since 1992. Those positions have included the role of VP Finance with a directional drilling company, Treasurer and Controller with publicly traded oil and gas company listed on the TSX and Chief Financial Officer of a marine seismic acquisition and processing company. Wayne obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1991 while articling at Arthur Andersen & Co.’s Calgary office.

Cherene Crawford - VP, Business Development

Business Strategy Certificate 2020, Cornell University
Professional Sales Certificate 2004, Mount Royal College
Member of CSEG

Cherene has been in the oil and gas industry for over 25 years with various roles in sales & marketing. Her industry sales & marketing experience has consisted of custom geomatics mapping, seismic acquisition, seismic data sales and seismic data processing. This experience has enabled her to establish a vast customer base and set a strong foundation of trust with customers. Her responsibilities at Key Seismic include aligning relationships between customers and the data processors, prospecting new opportunities, and executing company sales and technical initiatives.

Eric Senetza - VP, Processing

B.Sc. Geophysics 1990, University of Alberta
Member of SEG, CSEG

Eric is responsible for planning, coordinating, leading and directing all processing department operations at Key Seismic. He works closely with software, technology and systems departments to ensure resources are effectively utilized to meet or exceed our customers' requirements and expectations. Eric has over 30 years’ experience with combined seismic data processing and management experience. He started his career at Veritas Seismic where he worked for almost 14 years both domestically and internationally before joining Key Seismic. In his career he has developed a high level of technical expertise and has successfully managed various seismic processing teams. Eric enjoys the challenges that working in this industry brings.

Dr. Aaron Stanton - VP, Research & Development

B.Sc. Geophysics 2007, University of Alberta
Ph.D. Geophysics 2017, University of Alberta
Member of SEG, CSEG, and EAGE

Aaron is responsible for developing new technologies to compliment Key Seismic’s processing capabilities. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Alberta where his thesis focused on the regularization and imaging of multicomponent seismic data. Prior to his studies Aaron processed seismic data in Canada, the UK, and Nigeria; working with land, towed streamer, and ocean bottom node datasets. Aaron has won awards for best student poster/presentation at the SEG annual meeting (2012), best CSEG Recorder article (2013), and best CSEG technical luncheon (2015).

Tobin Marchand - VP, Technology

B.Sc. Joint Honours in Mathematics & Physics 1999-2002 McGill University
M.Sc. Applied Mathematics, 2002-2005, McGill University
Member of SEG, CSEG

Tobin joined the geophysical industry in 2006. His seismic experiences include field work in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, QC field processing in the Alaskan arctic, front end seismic processing (2D, 3D), seismic processing (2D, 3D, 4D, 3C) and R&D experimental processing. As Group Leader of multicomponent processing at Key Seismic, Tobin is responsible for the processing of all seismic data containing a shear wave component. Tobin works jointly with the research and development team to ensure that Key Seismic stays at the forefront of modern multicomponent processing technologies.

Randy Law - VP, Computing Systems

B.A.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering 1987, University of British Columbia
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification 2009, PMI
Member of PMI

Randy has over 35 years of hardware and software engineering experience while holding technical and managerial positions in the seismic data processing industry. Prior to joining the oil and gas industry, he gained his engineering and project management experience in the Telecommunication and Aerospace industries which have added to the breadth of knowledge in adopting proper methodologies in developing effective and reliable systems solutions. Since 2009, Randy has been responsible for management of computing systems architecture, development, operations, and support at Key Seismic.