Halliburton Labs Leadership

Meet the people behind Halliburton Labs and its relentless pursuit of advancing cleaner, affordable energy.

Our Mission is Clear

Dale Winger

Managing Director

Dale is excited to help accelerate the growth of innovative, early-stage companies using Halliburton’s facilities, technical expertise, and business network. As Managing Director, Dale has leadership responsibility for Halliburton Labs. Dale is a member of the Halliburton Labs Advisory Board, and is passionate about our mission to advance cleaner, affordable energy. Dale most recently served as vice president for Halliburton’s specialty chemicals business. Dale joined Halliburton in 2014, after several years at a leading global chemicals and materials science company.

Dale holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Scott Gale​

Executive Director

Scott works to help startups navigate the commercial and technical landscape of the energy transition. As Executive Director at Halliburton Labs, he launched the organization in 2020 and currently oversees Investments and External Engagements while remaining hyper-focused on building the clean energy community in Houston and around the world. He actively supports multiple startup organizations as a mentor, advisor, and investor. Scott firmly believes that cultivating a thriving startup community starts with trust and inclusion.

Scott holds a chemical engineering degree from Brigham Young University. In 2014, after several years in petrochemicals, he joined Halliburton and managed multiple strategic efforts taking new technologies from ideation to commercial success at scale. Scott is a graduate of Rice Business and serves on the Rice Business Alumni Association Board and the Energy Advisory Board for the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator.

Greg Powers

Innovation Mentor

Greg joined Halliburton in 2010 as vice president of Global Technology. During his tenure, Greg revamped the Technology organization, implementing a rigorous product development process, hiring and developing talent, and driving a renewed focus on innovation. He has been instrumental in positioning Halliburton as a leader in awarded patents. In 2017, 2018, and 2019, Halliburton ranked number one in IFI’s independent ranking of US patents granted in the oil and gas sector ahead of all competitors and operators. As Innovation Mentor, Greg helps find, select, and assist clean energy companies. Greg’s 40-plus years of broad industrial science and engineering experience were gained at Dupont, GE, Carrier Corporation, and others. This experience with his knowledge of Halliburton are critical in supporting the Halliburton Labs community.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctorate in chemical and biochemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

Karthik Sivaraman

Senior Director, Scouting and Innovation

Karthik started with Halliburton in 2014 as the Director of technology for product development in the Completion Tools business before leading the entire engineering organization as Senior Director. In his tenure, he has steered technology innovation and product development initiatives within the organization to generate more than 300 patents while improving their time to market by almost half. Karthik has over 20 years’ experience in leading established and start-up organizations across multiple fortune 500 companies in the area of science and technology. He was also a key leader in establishing the GE Energy Storage business by scaling start-up battery technology to full scale production. As a technology leader in Halliburton labs, Karthik focusses on assessing, identifying, and supporting key clean energy companies in their march to success.

Karthik holds a Bachelor of Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science and Doctorate in Material Science from the Pennsylvania State University.

Dianna Singh

Operations and Startup Success Manager

Dianna has been with Halliburton since 2000, beginning her career in the Supply Chain Management Program. From there she has held various positions in Manufacturing and Supply Chain before moving into M&A integrations where she led the integration of numerous global, multi-million dollar acquisitions. Given her experience, Dianna’s knowledge of the inner-workings of Halliburton is unparalleled, which is perfect for connecting Halliburton Labs’ participants to the broader Halliburton organization. Dianna is responsible for the day-to-day activities and the operational success of Halliburton Labs and its participant startups.

Dianna holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Louisiana State University and has participated in executive leadership training at Texas A&M.