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“If there’s one thing I’ve learned on my journey, it’s this: you don’t have to be everything, but you can be anything you put your mind to. There is always a way.”
As a seasoned executive in the energy industry, Rani Puranik brings a wealth of experience to her role as Co-Owner, Executive Vice President, and Global Chief Financial Officer of Houston-based Worldwide Oilfield Machine (WOM). Known for her exceptional ability to drive innovation and achieve results, Rani has earned a reputation as a dynamic and impactful leader. With profound industry knowledge and her unwavering commitment to excellence, Rani has been widely recognized and celebrated for her contributions to the field. Her expertise has been sought out by major media outlets, and she is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the energy sector.
WOM is a multinational privately held engineering and manufacturing company for oil and gas, railways, and defense.
WOM curate’s customer centric solutions using innovative engineering design and its own vertically integrated manufacturing capabilities to operate and service from 13 global locations with more than 4,000 employees.
Rani’s leadership has set an optimistic plan to grow WOM 10X including a visionary blueprint for the next 200 years.
Puranik serves as a board member for World Affairs Council, Junior Achievement, and Rice Council of Overseers.
She is a Daily Point of Light” honoree and is recognized as Houston’s Top 30 Influential Women”.
Puranik Foundation was built on 3 generations of women. From its start in 2000, these strong leaders have made Puranik Foundation what it is today. Mamaji, Rani, and Bhakti’s stories intertwine to create an organization that believes in providing educational opportunities that open minds, stimulate holistic perspectives and inspire transformation. Read more
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Rani Puranik is Co-Owner, Executive Vice President and Global CFO of Worldwide Oilfield Machine (WOM) a vertically integrated, multinational oilfield equipment manufacturer. WOM specializes in custom solutions for the drilling, testing, production and intervention segments of the oil and gas industry.
Established in 1980 with headquarters in Houston, Texas, WOM group of companies employ 4,000+ employees in strategically located facilities around the world. As both a minority- and female-owned enterprise, this diverse workforce supports manufacturing plants, engineering centers, sales offices, and assembly and testing locations across 10 countries.
Deep knowledge in material science and forging enable a holistic approach to design and engineering—the equipment is WOM’s from concept and design to finished product.
WOM specializes in continual innovation in wellhead, BOP and valve technology for the upstream and midstream markets; the enterprise works closely with customers to develop meaningful solutions and overcome challenging scenarios.Visit WOM
The Puranik Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility of Worldwide Oilfield Machine (WOM).
A nonprofit that believes in education, sustainable living & mindfulness.
Puranik Foundation was built on 3 generations of women. From its start in 2000, these strong leaders have made Puranik Foundation what it is today. Mamaji, Rani, and Bhakti’s stories intertwine to create an organization that believes in providing educational opportunities that open minds, stimulate holistic perspectives and inspire transformation.Visit the Puranik Foundation
We are a proposed tuition-free public charter school launching in 2024 in West Houston serving grades 6-12.
NextGen will serve as a hub for both students and stakeholders to grow together through the implementation of a strong mentorship program and global connection opportunities.
Our vision is to provide students with the support and resources necessary to grow in an everchanging world. We offer shared learning experiences in a STEM+M focused curriculum, increase understandings of diverse worldviews, and channel wisdom through legacy and partnerships as our youth blossoms into future leaders.Visit NextGen Innovation Academy