David Cannon

David L. Cannon

Senior Vice President of Geoscience and Technology

Mr. Cannon has served as Senior Vice President of Geoscience and Technology since February 2019. Prior to his current position with us, he served as our Vice President of Geoscience from April 2017 to February 2019, our Exploration Manager from March 2015 to April 2017 and as a Senior Geologist since joining us in March 2014. Before joining Diamondback, Mr. Cannon served as a Senior Geologist for Newfield Exploration, from January 2013 to March 2014, where he assisted in exploration, assessment, and development of SCOOP/STACK properties in the Anadarko Basin. Prior to that, he held the position of District Geologist for Samson Resources, from August 2011 to January 2013, where he held a position in the Corporate Exploration Department assessing Rockies, Mid-Continent, and East Texas unconventional plays. He was recruited by ConocoPhillips in 2008, where he held various positions in exploration and development of Rockies and Bakken assets. Mr. Cannon received his BS Geology from the State University of New York, College at Brockport in 2005 and obtained his MS in Geoscience from Pennsylvania State University in 2008 with a focus on structural geology and rock mechanics.