Sphera provides unparalleled expertise. Only Sphera can deliver comprehensive business, domain and technology know-how as well as leading-edge enterprise software and rich information content – all from a single world-class provider.
Our experts with 150+ collective years of experience in a variety of disciplines have developed a proven, flexible approach to help our clients uncover and analyze their organization’s unique information management requirements and goals – both immediate and long-term.
We specialize in helping companies take an innovative approach to reducing risk exposure. We’ve spent the last 8 years analyzing risk process execution metrics from a consortium of global corporations to develop prescriptive analytics to help benchmark operating assets and identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
For decades, Sphera professionals have helped companies discuss and define business requirements, practices, options, constraints, schedules and drivers to set forth recommendations to achieve operational excellence. Our client engagements drive workflow efficiency, optimize resources and facilitate plans for managing risk.
Sphera’s experts average 20+ years of experience helping asset-intensive organizations optimize their management systems. Our consultants help organizations achieve operational excellence through innovation, information and insights.
Using best practices vetted by our customers over the last 20 years, we help identify areas where your current business practices can be improved to raise performance and stay competitive.
Our customized risk management and engineering advisory services can help you manage regulatory compliance, risk and quality management through methodologies like LOPA, SIL, HAZOP, What-If, JSA, SVA, FMEA and more.
Sphera’s benchmarking studies and advisory services including consultations, data analysis, workshops and customized reports are pivotal in helping organizations make systemic, wide-ranging organizational improvements.
Sphera experts are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive planning, execution and support for your solution. Our experience and expertise, coupled with detailed knowledge of our product roadmap, facilitates a project that will not only exceed the expectations of traditional project metrics like scope, schedule, and budget, but ensure that the solution is adopted and sustained for years after the project is complete.
Craig Sivils is a Senior Data Scientist at Sphera, his expert advice has been widely leveraged by the organization including the development team, product management team, and customer implementation team. Over the last 7 years, Craig has specialized in performance tuning and Operational Excellence analytics. Craig’s strong technical background allows him to quickly acquire data sets from some of the most complicated software configurations and his deep safety and risk domain knowledge allows him to interpret data, create hypothesis, and test those hypothesis, turning his work into actionable information that the HSE practitioner can use to improve performance.
This type of knowledge has been gained through 30 years of building, implementing, accessing and tuning mature database applications for some of the largest asset intensive industries in the world. Craig has previously done reporting and performance tuning for the State of Texas, NASA and Compaq computers.
David Klocek is the Vice President, Professional Services at Sphera. He is a chemical engineer with nearly 20 years of experience in refining, pharmaceutical and alternative energy operations. For the past seven years with Sphera, he has used his real-world experience while leading Operational Risk and Environmental Performance software implementations and consulting with clients on how to improve their process performance.
John Crosman, Lead Process Safety Consultant has led a team of process safety consultants at Sphera for close to a decade and is a Senior Member of the AIChE. An accomplished facilitator, John has led PHA teams to complete many large-scale risk assessments covering hundreds of P&IDs across many key industries across the world.
He has provided training and support for Sphera’s PHA-pro across the globe, and has successfully helped to build templates for such diverse PSM assessments as HAZOPs, What Ifs, LOPA, alarm rationalization, hierarchy of controls analysis, and many more. John’s experience also covers the broader risk management framework, with understanding of such important activities as incident management, management of change, and tracking of risk assessment actions.