Edd Tveit holds an BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Stavanger Ingeniørhøgskole (Collage). He has spent more 30 years working with pipeline pigging, plugging , repair, inspection and integrity. He was the founder of PSI – Plugging Specialists International AS – now TDW Williamson Offshore Services. PSI developed the remotely operated SmartPlug systems. Edd left TDW in 2008 to join Sensorlink, who developed the control and communication system for the SmartPlug. The last three years Edd has worked with Sensorlink AS as Director Business Development with development and sales of ultrasonic based online and real time pipeline erosion and corrosion monitoring systems.