Global Conference 2010
Founder and CEO, Agricultural Waste Solutions Inc.
Steve McCorkle is Founder and CEO of Agricultural Waste Solutions Inc., which has patented a waste-to-energy solution for the $300 billion global agricultural waste-to-energy market. The system converts polluting wastes from large animal farms into clean renewable energy, producing clean water and biochar. McCorkle had 20 years of executive positions with Schlumberger, the world′s leading oilfield services company, supplying technology, information solutions and project management that optimize reservoir performance for clients in the oil and gas industry. He also served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of InterGlobal Waste Management, a firm serving the animal producing industry. In 2006 he was elected chairman of the Animal and Poultry Waste Management Center at North Carolina State University, where the largest study of technologies to abate animal waste pollution was conducted over a five-year period. McCorkle received an M.B.A. from the University of Houston and a bachelor′s degree from North Carolina State University.