Our Team

Blue River Analytics is made up of the most talented team in the business.

Founder | President | CEO

John Buckley

Currently helping oil & gas companies WIN!
30 year technology executive with a laser focus on shaping the strategic vision to achieve business goals, fostering executive relationships and assembling superior results driven teams that deliver ridiculous ROI and operational improvement for North American E&P companies.

Prior to founding Blue River Analytics, John was a Senior Sales Executive at Tibco Spotfire, where he sold data visualization solutions into the energy vertical. John has also held various positions at QlikTech, SAP, Oracle, Stellent, PeopleSoft and JD Edwards. John earned an MBA in Operations Management from Regis University and a Bachelor of Science/Business Administration degree in Information Systems from The University of Colorado – Denver. John is responsible for all facets of the company’s operations and business development strategy.

Director of Sales and Operations

Michael Pisarcik

Michael Pisarcik is a born and raised native Coloradoan.  He studied Communications and Business at Regis University while working in the electrical distribution business.  After 15 years inthe business as a Regional Sales Coordinator, Project Manager, Specification Sales Person and Manufacturer Representative, with the undying support of his wife, he embarked on a new adventure with a partner to build their own business. Together they  built a successful multi-state retail and manufacturing business.  After 6 years, driven by a passion for technology, he was delighted to have the opportunity to join the Blue River Analytics team in 2017 as an Account Executive.  He is so proud to be part of an organization focused on their customer’s success and providing products and services that bring so much value.  But all of this is just a precursor to his real love, his family.  Motivated by his love for his son and wife, he works each day to make everyone’s day a little better.


TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Advisor

Jonathan Guthrie

IT professional with 35+ years applications experience in Oil & Gas and 20+ years using Business Intelligence tools in the Energy and Utilities sectors.

A highly experienced data analyst in Oil & Gas with many years of experience using TIBCO Spotfire, building dashboards, analytic tools and workflows for Global Exploration and Production Operators across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).  His assignments have assisted engineers and management across all E&P disciplines to use Spotfire for self-service service data discovery, making sense of their data and using their analysis for collaboration and evidence-based decision making.

Spotfire E&P project delivery experience includes: BP, Statoil (Equinor), Dana Petroleum, Conocophillips UK, Maersk Oil, KOC, PDO, SASOL, Saudi Aramco, OMV, Repsol.

In his last 2 TIBCO Spotfire assignments he received letters of commendation from the DCEO of the Kuwait Oil Company for his analytics work in the Production Optimisation Task Force and Strategic Planning and from Conocophillips UK for his Cost Visualisation Analytics in the Cost Management Project which delivered a step change in the control and oversight of spending and commitments across all areas.

Certification: TIBCO Spotfire Full Platform Bootcamp 2012.

TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Advisor

Steve Piper

Steve is a highly experienced IT professional and Data Analyst with extensive experience in Business Intelligence,  Data Visualisation and Analytics, including 6 years experience with the TIBCO Spotfire Analytics platform, primarily in the Oil & Gas sector.

His recent Spotfire E&P project delivery experience includes building Spotfire dashboards and analytical tools and helping engineers and managers use Spotfire for self service data discovery  and analysis for clients including Chrysaor, Tullow Oil, Petoro, BG, Total, Maersk Oil & Dana Petroleum.

Certification: TIBCO Spotfire Full Platform Bootcamp 2012


TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Advisor

Jason Joslin

Jason has spent the last 13 years in the oil & gas industry working in the areas of modeling and analytics. Working with everything from subsurface to surface to export data, historic to real-time to future planning data; he has seen the value of integration and the power of analytics in Spotfire.

He graduated from the University of Bath with a Bachelors in Mathematics. Following which he worked at BP in London where he started using Spotfire to analyze vast quantities of modeling output data. Later, as a consultant to Kuwait’s national oil company (KOC), he used it again in full force to find powerful insights into all areas of KOC’s business enhancing production and reducing costs.

Jason is a keen traveller and lover of the outdoors. His trips include hiking up Japan’s second highest mountain Kita Dake, ice climbing in the Fournel valley of France, off-roading in the Moroccan desert and rock climbing in the canyons of Oman.

Certifications: TIBCO Spotfire for Analyst