BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

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

Speakers

José Pires

Former Global Vice President of Enterprise Business Improvement & Productivity

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Biju Misra

Director Corporate Business Services/Automation CoE

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Earl Crochet

Director of Engineering - Asset Regulatory Support (Tanks, ILI, CP)

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Jennifer Rogers

Former Head of Learning at Anglo American

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Francisco Ortigosa

Innovation Technology Director

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Julie Thyne

Global Improvement Leader

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Debbie Rothe, Ph.D.

Technology Leader

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Brad Sullivan

Regional Sales Director

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Christopher Hull

Sr. Customer Success Manager

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Ed Brewer

Vice President Operational Excellence

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Jonathan Carpenter

Group Head of Strategy & Transformation

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Hannah Manuel

Business Process Excellence Manager

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Bruno Fuks

Operation Manager

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Rami Shafiei

Head of Operational Excellence Program

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Rick Heyland

Executive Vice President Global Client Solutions

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T.G. Jayanth

Principal - External Advisor - Capital Projects at McKinsey & Company

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José Pires

Former Global Vice President of Enterprise Business Improvement & Productivity, Innovation & Excellence

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.

Biju Misra

Director Corporate Business Services/Automation CoE, Enbridge

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

- Business and Technology leader with over 20 years of hands-on experience in driving business transformation and operational excellence to achieve business outcomes

- Creative change agent and thinker with extensive knowledge to how to incorporate innovation into business strategy and evolving organizations to achieve their business goals

- Experienced in crafting a vision, developing strategy, directing complex programs, Operational excellence, and building high-impact teams

- Passionate about working with organizations and teams at all levels to create new possibilities and drive value creation

• Background brings a unique perspective on what works, what does not work, and what it takes for organizations to implement change.

- Dedicated contributor to the community as an advisor to non-profits and early stage startups to help define their value proposition and scale by leveraging experiences as a co-founder

• A strong believer that theory only matters if it can be applied and create value

Earl Crochet

Director of Engineering - Asset Regulatory Support (Tanks, ILI, CP), Kinder Morgan

Biography

Experienced Director Of Engineering with a demonstrated history of working in the oil & energy industry. Skilled in Petroleum, Tanks, Pumps, and Occupational Health. Strong engineering professional graduated from Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. Has successfully managed cross country pipelines and terminals assets. 

Jennifer Rogers

Former Head of Learning at Anglo American,

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Thursday 25th March 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Experienced Learning executive with a demonstrated history of strategic workforce transformation and capability development. Specialization in complex, global, high risk-high compliance industries. Passionate about leading cutting edge innovation in the learning space, with particular attention to learning in the flow of work. 

Francisco Ortigosa

Innovation Technology Director , Repsol

Biography

I have dedicated more than 30 years to the petroleum industry holding several international technology positions in Repsol. I am particularly focused on the value added to the E&P Business by new technologies in the field of Geosciences, and presently related to the Digital Transformation in the E&P Business.

I am a strongly believer that the maximum value added by a Geoscience Division within an Oil Company comes from the development of Proprietary Technologies and their application through careful execution of In-house Integrated Projects combining Innovation, Transversal Know-How Integration of different Geophysical and Geological Disciplines and Close Interection with Interpreters and Engineers from Exploration and Development during all execution phases.

I have received an award from IEEE Spectrum in 2008 for the Kaleidoscope Project recognizing one the most innovative projects of the year 2007, and another award from Platts recognizing the most Commercial Technology of the year in 2009. In 2018 I received the Repsol´s INN Award recognizing my innovative projects in Digital Transformation in Repsol.

I have authored and coauthored numerous technical papers presented in International Conferences. I am also frequent key note speaker in Conferences, and participant in panels regarding Digital Transformation in E&P.

I am affiliated with SEG, EAGE and SPE.
 

Julie Thyne

Global Improvement Leader, Dow

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 09:00 - 09:45 am

Biography

Julie Thyne has worked for Dow for the last 22 years in a variety of manufacturing and engineering positions. She is currently a Global  Improvement Leader. Julie is the recipient of the 2014 STEP Ahead award from the Manufacturing Institute. Outside of work, Julie promotes STEM education for elementary and middle school students.  

Debbie Rothe, Ph.D.

Technology Leader, The Dow Chemical Company

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Thursday 25th March 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Debbie is a Technology Leader for the Environmental Analytical (EA) Team in the Environmental Technology Center at Dow.  In her role, Debbie fosters innovation and drives Manufacturing 4.0 initiatives within the Global Environmental Operations Business.  Debbie is passionate about developing people and building high achieving, empowered work teams.  Under Debbie's leadership, the EA team has successful implemented innovative technologies that increase safety, productivity and reliability. 

Debbie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Central Michigan University and a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from New Mexico Tech.  Debbie is a Prosci certified change management practitioner, Human Synergistics accredited facilitator for organizational culture effectiveness and a Franklin Covey certified facilitator. 

Brad Sullivan

Regional Sales Director, Forward Networks

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Brad Sullivan is a Regional Sales Director located in Dallas supporting the South Central region. He began his career with IBM selling both mid-range and mainframe computers to the energy and manufacturing verticals.  In college, Brad earned a BBA in finance and his next endeavor focused on global M&A activities for  technology companies. 

Brad's career later evolved to artificial intelligence for Texas Instruments where he interacted with the US Navy and and various aerospace companies.   Next Brad was asked to join Oracle with a focus on application and database technologies for large investor owned utility companies where he achieved recognition as the #1 sales person the world.  Ultimately, Brad career grew into networking and more recently has spent time at both Riverbed and Arista Networks.

Christopher Hull

Sr. Customer Success Manager, Celonis

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

Experienced Enterprise Executive with an extensive background in data analytics, with a specific focus on enterprise business process optimization. Chris has been with Celonis for 4+ years, and prior to supporting organizations with their business transformation, process excellence, and systems migration initiatives he worked for IBM with a strong focus in their analytics organization.

Ed Brewer

Vice President Operational Excellence, Duke Energy

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

Wednesday 18th November 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.


Jonathan Carpenter

Group Head of Strategy & Transformation, Petrofac

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Wednesday 24th March 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

Experienced Strategy & Corporate Development Executive with a track record of delivery across strategy development, business performance improvement, BD and M&A, with a passion for the application of digital technology to enable business performance and for driving renewable technology projects to support the Energy Transition 

Hannah Manuel

Business Process Excellence Manager, Phoenix Petroleum

Biography

Bruno Fuks

Operation Manager, Modec

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Thursday 25th March 2021 | 11:00 - 11:45 am

Biography

Electrical engineer, post graduated in Automation system (both graduated in Rio de Janeiro), working on Oil and Gas market for last 13 years, which part as engineering EPCI projects around the world and part as FPSO Operation support and Manager. Nowadays working as onshore Operation Manager of a FPSO located in Brazil Pre-salt, driving the operation based on people management and leadership perspective. I truly believe that people make the difference for the success of operations and motivation is the key for the professional grow in the team. I already lived in Romania and UK for work and today living in Rio de Janeiro. Married and father of 2 small kinds, I get in my family the support necessary to continuous to try to improve my skills and try to do my best.

Rami Shafiei

Head of Operational Excellence Program, Saudi Aramco

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

Wednesday 18th November 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.

Rick Heyland

Executive Vice President Global Client Solutions, RLG International Inc.

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Thursday 25th March 2021 | 10:00 - 10:45 am

Biography

For over 30 years, Rick Heyland has consulted businesses of all sizes to improve performance in a variety of industries across nations. As Executive Vice President Global Client Solutions for RLG International, Rick is driven by his passion for coaching clients to achieve peak performance both individually and collectively within their organizations. Among his significant accomplishments are the establishment of five business units: Aerospace, Alaska, Offshore Oil and Gas, Capital Projects and Lower 48, and has been influential in developing RLG’s leadership tools. Today, Rick leads new business development for RLG and runs his personal development company, CI4Life, helping leaders achieve peak performance, sharing learnings and best practices of continuous improvement. Also, from RLG, co-presenting and assisting with Q&A, will be Rick’s colleagues and subject matter experts whose expertise on Capital Projects span the globe, Vice President Eurasia, Neil Longson and Kirk Gibson, Vice President, Regional Mega Projects.

T.G. Jayanth

Principal - External Advisor - Capital Projects at McKinsey & Company, Corvine Consulting

BTOES in Oil & Gas Live

Tuesday 23rd March 2021 | 12:00 - 12:45 pm

Biography

T.G. is an independent consultant in capital projects providing comprehensive support to clients in planning, developing and executing capital projects and programs. With more than 38 years of experience as a global project executive leading organizations in the execution of large industrial projects in the LNG, oil and gas, metals, manufacturing, and other industries, T.G. has been in leadership roles with Owner-Operator and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies, held full P&L responsibility for large, global engineering organizations, and for major international projects. Most recently, as Expert – Capital Projects with McKinsey's Capital Projects Practice, T.G. helped clients achieve over 20% annual savings on their Capital Project investments. T.G.’s expertise delivers value for clients across the entire capital project lifecycle, from early planning and development, portfolio optimization, risk management, engineering, procurement and construction through asset life-cycle management. He is a leading expert in digital technology for construction, and on digital transformation strategies and their implementation for project organizations. T.G. is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on capital projects, and has published several articles on construction productivity and capital projects effectiveness.