Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 8, 2001

Tim Probert – Input/output Inc (io)

TIM J. PROBERT is President and Chief Executive Officer of Input/Output, Inc. He joined the company in March 2000. Mr. Probert spent the previous 27 years at Baker Hughes Inc. He started his career as a Field Geologist with Exploration Logging in 1972, and progressed through various management roles in several Baker Hughes divisions. During his career at BHI, he was President of Baker Hughes Process, Eastman Teleco, Eastman Christensen and Milpark Drilling Fluids. Most recently, Mr. Probert was President of Baker Hughes' INTEQ division, the leading provider of drilling & measurement solutions to the upstream energy industry. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of London. Mr. Probert is a Director of Core Laboratories. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief overview of the history and evolution

of Input/Output, Inc.?

Mr. Probert: I/O was first started in the mid-1960s and went public in

the early 1980s. It has