Steve Stafford is currently the Director of Information Technology at Chesapeake Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City. His primary areas of responsibility are network, data centers, field support, field wireless, and IT security. Steve has twenty years of experience in various technology roles within the oil & gas industry and telecommunications industry. Since joining Chesapeake in November of 2006, his teams have been involved in deploying a new campus network, starting a new field wireless team, and turning up numerous new field locations to support the growth of Chesapeake's business needs. He completed his Masters degree in Organizational Dynamics through the University of Oklahoma – Tulsa in May of 2006.