Matthew Blyth is the LWD Geophysics, Acoustics and Geomechanics Domain Head with Schlumberger Drilling and Measurements. Since joining Schlumberger in 1997 he has filled a variety of roles, all within the field of logging while drilling. He is currently involved in the long term technical development plan for LWD acoustic and seismic technology and their applications within Schlumberger. He has authored and coauthored multiple papers on LWD technology and its uses. Matthew graduated in 1996 from Cambridge University with a Bachelors and a Masters in Engineering. He is a member of the SPWLA, SPE, SEG and ASA and has served as both a VP and as President of the Houston SPWLA chapter. He is currently the secretary of the SPWLA Sonic SIG and is a 2016/2017 SPWLA Distinguished Speaker.