John Huff

John Huff

Industry Advisor

Mr. Huff is Chairman of the Board of Oceaneering International, Inc. and was CEO of the company from 1986 through 2006. Mr. Huff has been in the offshore services industry since 1968. Prior to joining Oceaneering in 1986 as President and CEO, Mr. Huff served as Chairman, President and CEO of Western Oceanic, Inc., a worldwide offshore contract drilling company, from 1972-1986. Mr. Huff is also a Director of Suncor Energy Inc. and KBR, Inc., and is Chairman of the Texas Bowl. Mr. Huff is a past member of the National Petroleum Council, past Director of the National Ocean Industries Association and International Association of Drilling Contractors and served on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee. He is a past Director of the American Bureau of Shipping, the U.S. Coast Guard Foundation, Law of the Sea Institute and Marine Resources Development Foundation. Mr. Huff attended Rice University and received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Georgia Tech University in 1968. He subsequently attended Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development in 1977. Mr. Huff is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.