Arun Duggal is the Chief of Technology at SOFEC, Inc., a business unit of the MODEC Group. His responsibilities range from overseeing research and development activities across the SOFEC portfolio, and to provide strategic focus to SOFEC’s technology development, FEED and new project development. He has been employed at SOFEC for 25 years in several roles associated with mooring technology and project execution, before moving to an Executive Management position. He has been an active participant in industry conferences and meetings, authoring and presenting over 70 papers. Arun is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University. He has also received his Ph.D. degree (Ocean Engineering) from Texas A&M University, a M.S. degree (Ocean Engineering) from the University of Miami, FL, and his B.Tech. degree (Civil Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.