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Maki Ikeda

Energy Innovation Center Director

Baker Hughes

Maki Ikeda, director of the Energy Innovation Center in Oklahoma City, USA, is passionate about decarbonization, technology innovation and challenging our company and customers alike to think differently about sustainability and the future of our industry. Her career in Oil & Gas took her through diverse roles, including working in offshore and onshore field operations, leading reservoir engineering teams, driving technology solution development, new ventures, and business strategy. In her current role, she is leveraging her traditional O&G expertise with technology advancement in the digital and energy transition spaces to drive disruptive innovation. Maki has extensive international experience, having worked in Latin America, North America, North Sea and South East Asia, which shaped her firm belief in the need for diversity in business. She holds a Master of Science in Reservoir Engineering from Stanford University, CA, USA.