BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

The Premier Virtual Gathering of Oil & Gas Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Industry Leaders & Senior-Executives.

Speakers

Just Some of Our Outstanding Speakers 

José Pires

José Pires

Former Global Vice President of Enterprise Business Improvement & Productivity, Andeavor Corporation

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Wednesday 14th March 2018 | 20:30 - 21:15 pm

Biography

José Pires serves as the Global Excellence & Innovation (E&I) Leader for Andeavor Corporation, where he oversees the global identification, prioritization and execution of mission critical business improvements and innovations that add value to the company, business partners and external clients in multiple markets.

Prior to his current role, Pires held Excellence and Innovation leadership positions in large, global companies in the electronics (Sony), semiconductor (Cymer-ASML), food (Nestlé) and infrastructure (Black & Veatch) industries. Throughout his career, Pires developed and refined E&I as an award winning program for innovation, leadership development, strategy execution and value creation globally.

Pires is an advisory board leader and keynote speaker for several global conferences on innovation, operational excellence, leadership development, strategy execution, business transformation, customer engagement and growth acceleration.

He holds a Bachelor in Engineering Physics from the University of Kansas and a Master in Business Administration focused in Investment Banking and Entrepreneurship from the University of San Diego.

Graciela Perez

Graciela Perez

Global Manager, Chevron

Biography

Bryant Yee

Bryant Yee

Vice President of Advanced Analytics, Performance Excellence and Automation, National Grid

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Thursday 26th March 2020 | 08:50 - 09:20 am

Biography

Bryant Yee is the Vice President of Advanced Analytics, Performance Excellence and Automation at National Grid, US. He and his organization are responsible for driving continuous improvement and transformational change throughout National Grid’s US business.

Prior to joining National Grid, Bryant spent a little over 10 years in consulting, most notable at both PwC and Deloitte helping Fortune 500 clients design and achieve its Process and Operational Excellence objectives. Prior to that, his career has spanned multiple roles across various industries in consultative and operational roles centered around process, operational and continuous improvement.

Bryant has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University, and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.


Rami Shafiei

Rami Shafiei

Head of Operational Excellence Program, Saudi Aramco

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Wednesday 25th March 2020 | 13:30 - 14:00 pm

Biography

Rami, throughout his 20+ years of service at Saudi Aramco, has been assigned to diverse assignments covering engineering, operations and maintenance fields during which he implemented various mechanisms to establish and embed operational excellence culture within the organization. As a result, he led his OpEx team to win various international recognitions such as the Global Organization Excellence Congress Benchmarking award, King Abdulaziz Quality Award as well as the Oil & Gas and Refining & Petrochemical Middle East Awards Operational Excellence Strategy of the Year. He also led the team toward being the 1st Saudi Aramco organization to successfully achieve the European Foundation of Quality Management (EFQM) “Committed to Sustainability” recognition.

Dennis MacAleese

Dennis MacAleese

Director, Pacific Gas & Electric

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES18)

Thursday 15th March 2018 | 10:50 - 11:20 am

Biography

Dennis MacAleese is the Director of the Lean Capability Center within Gas Operations at Pacific Gas & Electric. He is leading the deployment of Lean Management across Gas Operations and Aviation Services. Prior to his current role, Dennis led the Gas Maintenance & Construction Department for the Northern California Region of PG&E’s service territory (over 500 employees, serving over 2 million customer accounts spread over 30,000 miles). He has been with PG&E for five years.

Prior to PG&E, Dennis worked at several major utilities on the East Coast. He has been in the natural gas industry for 21 years and held a variety of leadership roles. Dennis and his wife, Dianna, live in El Dorado Hills, California with their two teenage children and four dogs. 

PG&E Gas Operations is a distributed business with 5,400 employees and 4.3 million customers over 70,000 square miles of service territory in Central and Northern California. PG&E’s network includes 42,141 miles of natural gas distribution pipelines and 6,438 miles of transportation pipelines. The territory stretches from Bakersfield in the South to Eureka in the North and from the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Sierra Nevada on the east.

Ed Brewer

Ed Brewer

Vice President Operational Excellence, Duke Energy

Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Summit & Industry Awards (BTOES 2020)

Wednesday 25th March 2020 | 12:00 - 13:30 pm

Biography

Ed is currently Vice-President of Operational Excellence Assessment and Oversight for Duke Energy. His group performs assessments of Duke operational business units, to promote event-free performance and continuous improvement in safety, reliability and efficiency.

Ed joined Duke Energy, (through legacy companies Carolina Power & Light and Progress Energy) in 1983. Over a 36-year career, he has held various operations, engineering, and strategy roles in electrical generation and distribution, including plant manager, engineering director, and fleet operations general manager.     

Ed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.     

He has been married to his high school sweetheart for 36 years, has three grown children, and is the grandfather of twin boys. He and his wife Susan reside in Davidson, NC, where he enjoys golf, tennis, running, gardening, and reading.


Who's Attending

Why Attend?


The Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit for Oil & Gas (BTOES Oil & Gas)
 focuses on how progressive organizations in the sector, from around the world, are rethinking and adjusting the role of operational excellence to prepare for the future, transform their businesses, and gain a competitive advantage.

This event is the largest gathering of senior-level executives across the entire Oil & Gas business transformation & operational excellence ecosystem. 

With over 2000 attendees expected, this is not your typical virtual conference. Get ready to be immersed in a highly interactive educational experience, where you can deeply engage with the content and thought-leaders. 

You will hear cutting-edge content, practical advice and case studies with real-world solutions from thought leaders in the Oil & Gas space;  sharing best practice, strategies and views on implementing RPA & IA into your business for maximum impact with minimum disruption!

You’re on the path, but is it the right one? Whether you are new to OPEX and Business Transformation , or at an advanced stage of maturity, BTOES: Oil & Gas Live will not only help demystify and guide, but provide you with practical take-away’s you can implement in your business immediately, allowing you to access the experience and knowledge of others to help ensure your implementation is rapid, cost-effective and sustainable.

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This is a free to attend online conference, that will take place between August 4-6, 2020.

The agenda and speakers will be updated regularly throughout April & May.

Places go very fast, so we highly recommend you register immediately.

Once registered, in May you will recieve an email containing your access details.

This conference is staged on an webinar elite platform, there will be no need to dial in, and you can join from any device. You will experience practical, how to, what to, case-studies and a highly engaging and educational Q&A environment where you can deeply engage with the content and the thought-leaders.

As part of the experience, you will have access to numerous content resources to download. 

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We produce the biggest and best events in the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Industry, that are driven by a huge industry demand for a large-scale, cross-industry, future-focused topics that are energizing, inspiring, and engaging.

Please visit http://btoes.com/ to experience one of our live events. 

Ours event are an entirely fresh experience that define the ecosystem and are where the industry leaders gather to create the future. 

Each event brings together the best and brightest individuals & organizations from across key sectors to engage, network, benchmark and discuss the key challenges and future trends within Advanced Technologies, Impact of Digitalization, Operational Excellence, Lean, Six Sigma and Agile and its application & impact on Business Transformation, Innovation Execution, Agility, Customer Experience, Value Creation, Strategy and the very important challenges surrounding Leadership & Cultural Transformation. 

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