October 4, 2021

Crazy Leadership Ideas with Maynard Holt

Tisha Schuller welcomes Maynard Holt, CEO of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH), to the Energy Thinks Podcast.

Tisha and Maynard discuss:

  • TPH’s pivot from an oil and gas focus to the entire world of energy;
  • How today’s work around innovation is the new incarnation of an exploration department;
  • Blind spots leaders have;
  • Using ESG as an opportunity to transform a company; and,
  • Avoiding groupthink to lead into the energy future.

Maynard Holt is the CEO of TPH, an investment and merchant bank in Houston, Texas that provides financial advice on the energy industry. Before his start at TPH in 2007, Maynard served as a managing director for Goldman Sachs. He is a board member of multiple organizations including OneGoal Graduation, The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the University of Oklahoma Energy Management Board of Advisors and serves as a member of the George W. Bush Advisory Council. In addition to his daily duties at TPH, Maynard hosts the company’s C.O.B. Tuesday podcast and interviews guests from energy company executives to government officials about sustainability and the energy transition. Check out TPH’s interview with Tisha here! He received a B.A. in economics and Russian from Rice University and later received a master’s degree in public policy analysis from Harvard University.

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[Interview recorded on September 2, 2021]

Running time: 35 min

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