Prashant Soni

Technology strategist – Concept development and Technology

Aker BP

Prashant Soni has over 15 years of experience in Oil and Gas sector covering both technical and commercial aspect among other business strategy development and key customer management. He has a Master of Technology degree in ‘Offshore Technology’ along with a PhD in ‘Hydrodynamics of Slender structures’. He has held several management positions in the past and at present contributing to the technology agenda of the company. Thereby assisting in accelerating innovation efforts at Aker BP.


Amit Kar

Global Digital Transformation Leader

Schneider Electric

Amit Kar has 20 years’ experience exploiting the power of Digitalization to tackle the management and operational challenges of industry. By translating technology into value, Amit illuminates the business impact of Digitalization. He marries a visionary understanding of technology trends with a practical approach, helping customers develop strategies to capture value today while laying out a roadmap for the future. His global industrial experience has emphasized the energy sector and includes some of the world’s most challenging projects and operational environments, from West Africa to the Middle East and SE Asia. He also has experience in technology start-ups, from early internet communities to digital content delivery and fintech. Amit obtained a BSc in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University, and an MBA from New York Institute of Technology. He joined Schneider Electric from AVEVA in early 2022. He is also a professional photographer and keen tennis player

rcial aspect among other business strategy development and key customer management. He has a structures’. He has held several management positions in the past and at present contributing to the technology agenda of the company. Thereby assisting in accelerating innovation efforts at Aker BP.Master of Technology degree in ‘Offshore Technology’ along with a PhD in ‘Hydrodynamics of Slender 

Nick Anstee

Snr. Director Digital Solutions, Global Sustainable Technology Solutions


Nick Anstee is a specialist in predictive maintenance and optimizing asset performance with over 25 years of experience. He currently serves as Head of Digital Solutions at KBR, focusing on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and digital solutions for the oil and gas industry. Previously, he held senior roles in field enablement and strategic positioning at Baker Hughes and GE. Anstee helped drive the adoption of reliability-centered maintenance and risk-based techniques in oil and gas starting in the 1990s. He now works on applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve data management, reduce unplanned downtime, conserve energy, and decrease emissions across the asset life cycle.

Dave Owens

Digital Solutions Architect


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Peter Knifton

Solutions Architect


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Jaime Laguna

Business Development Manager


Jaime Laguna is the Global Business Solution and Incubation Manager for Oil & Gas and Mining. He has been working for Nokia for almost 20 years, most of them as a subject matter expert in the Energy Segment.

When he’s not at work, Jaime loves to be in the outdoors with his family, because nature is a wonderful place to have fun and to learn about simple but very important things.

Sibel Işık

Senior Digital Transformation Specialist


Sibel has a degree in Industrial Engineering, MSc. and since 2022 has been working in Socar Türkiye as a senior digital transformation specialist. She has held positions before such as SAP Master Data Expert, Supply Chain MRP Controller, RPA Development Team Lead. Sibel is responsible for supervising digital project team as a product owner, developing the overall digital transformation strategy and roadmaps for the full lifecycle of technical implementation and new technology initiatives using the company’s exclusive methodology and tools, including technical implementations, digitization, and emerging technologies. Also, some of her responsibilities are understanding solutions that will take these criteria into account by converting business needs into the corresponding technical requirements and recognizing the full scope of the client’s technical environment and use of analytics and models to a business problem in Socar Türkiye.

Alessandro Allodi

Chief Data Officer


Alessandro Allodi is a senior strategy thinker and leader, operating in the area of management of digital information assets, with over 27 years of experience in Oil & Gas sector.  He has a Master Degree in Theoretical Computer Science along with a PhD in Computational Linguistics. He is currently Chief Data Officer (CDO) for Capital Projects and Engineering at Shell where he is responsible for data & digital strategies, implementation roadmaps, governance and transformational change aiming at making the right decisions at the right time of the opportunity realization to ensure greatest value from data during project delivery and after handover to the asset. He also believes that, contrary to popular belief, digital transformation is less about technology and more about people: ” If we do not change how people work and behave, no transformation will happen”

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Johan Krebbers

Chief Technology Officer


With over three decades of experience, Johan Krebbers is a veteran in leading technological innovation within the energy sector. His expertise in strategic development and deployment of digital technologies focuses on sustainable and efficient data solutions. Johan is recognized for his visionary approach to comprehensive data strategies and his impactful contributions to digital innovation and partnerships. At Acuvate, he pioneers technology strategies that align with business objectives, ensuring the delivery of cost-effective solutions that bolster customer value.

Dila Gökçe Kuzu

Digital Transformation Group Manager


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Kemal Burçak Kaplan

Data Science & Analytics Group Manager


Kemal Burçak, as the Data Science Group Manager at Socar Türkiye, leads the development of machine learning and optimization projects in the company’s digital transformation journey. With a professional backroung exceeding 10 years, he has experience in applying analytics across diverse sectors, ranging from financial markets and e-commerce to his recent focus on refinery and petrochemical operations. He holds master’s degree from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Diederick Badon Ghijben

Industry Principal, Oil & Gas, Chemicals


Diederick holds the role of Industry Principal for Oil & Gas at Celonis, in this role he leads the development of industry specific solutions for the Oil, Gas and Chemicals sector.
Before joining Celonis, Diederick gained over two decades of experience in the Oil, Gas, and Chemicals industry, working across diverse functions including Finance, Distribution, Procurement, and Change Management at Shell and Vopak.

Dennis Rohe

Economic Engineer


Dennis Rohe is the European Economic Engineer at Imubit. In this role, he works closely with clients and prospects in a collaborative process to help find the right match between optimization opportunities in their plant and Imubit’s Closed Loop Neural Network optimization technology. As part of the Economic Engineering team, Dennis works to ensure and demonstrate value delivery of Imubit’s existing optimization solutions during and after commissioning.


Prior to Imubit, Dennis worked at BP in refining and trading mainly within production planning, with experience in process engineering and operations. Dennis is a certified chemical worker and received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. in Chemical Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) from Hochschule Niederrhein.

Catherine Gull

Head of Business Development & Partnerships, Private Networks Europe


Over the past 20 years, Catherine has held senior positions in the telecoms and technology industry in the USA, UK and Europe. As an early adopter of private networks, Catherine has worked for the last ten years on projects involving the deployment and use of industrial solutions including IoT, autonomous vehicles and automation which are underpinned by the reliability of the use of private networks.  In addition to bringing the best of 5G innovation to industry and the public sector, Catherine’s work on the board of the UK5G and the Kay Mason Foundation, which funds high school scholarships for impoverished children in South Africa, has given her a renewed passion for using 5G to help to bridge the digital divide that exists in the world today.

Radosław Gospoś



Radoslaw Gospos holds a PhD in chemical engineering from Gdansk University of Technology in Poland. Radoslaw has over 20 years of hands-on experience in refining industry. He joined ORLEN in 2000 and worked in different positions, currently he is on a position of Expert at ORLEN, Strategic Research and Development Projects Department. He is also English/Polish technical translator in the field of chemical industry, law and economics certified by Polish Federation of Engineering Association. Radoslaw was also a speaker at major refining and petrochemical events such as European Refining Technology Conference (ERTC),  9th Annual Global Refining & Petrochemical Summit, 7th Global Refining Summit and others. He is very passionate about modern technology in the refining industry especially regarding innovating R&D projects, energy efficiency and process optimization.

Niccolo Le Brun

Head of Digital


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Morgan Bowling

Head of Industry


Morgan Bowling, Director of Industry at Seeq, brings a decade of experience working in the energy industry to solving complex challenges with time series data. Armed with a BS in Chemical Engineering, Morgan’s journey has been defined by an innate ability to translate industry trends into tangible value for Seeq’s customers. As leader of Seeq’s industry team, Morgan helps set the strategic direction for Seeq’s GTM across industry verticals and helps feedback market needs into the product roadmap.

As a STEM supporter and DEI advocate, Morgan champions a future where inclusivity propels innovation in both tech and manufacturing. Her investment in driving positive change, coupled with her deep understanding of the intersection between manufacturing, technology, and human connection, have made Morgan a leading voice in the manufacturing digital transformation space.

Alejandro Huerta

Well construction Operational Excellence & Digitalization


With over 12 years of experience in the exploration and production sector, Alejandro is a Drilling Engineer who leverages Artificial Intelligence and data analytics to optimize Well Construction operations. Alejandro works for Wintershall Dea, developing and implementing innovative digital solutions that harness the knowledge captured during operations and empower data-driven decision-making.


Alejandro holds a strong technical background in drilling and completions, with experience in wellsite supervision, project execution, and cost-effective drilling and completion design. He has a proven record of supporting global business units and is passionate about advancing drilling technologies and solving complex challenges collaboratively.

Luciano Felipe de Carvalho Rodrigues

Innovation General Manager


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Stephen Boccioli

VP Oil & Gas Industry Solutions


Stephen Boccioli is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry. Currently serving as VP of Oil and Gas Solutions at Cognite since September 2021, Stephen previously held the role of Technical Director at SCDM ENERGY Ltd and Exploration Manager at Bayerngas Norge AS. With a career spanning roles at renowned companies such as DONG Energy, Shell Oil Company, BG Group, and Schlumberger, Stephen has excelled in technical and management positions. He brings expertise in exploration, development, reservoir management, and G&G coordination. Stephen holds an MBA from IE Business School, earned in 2011.

Diogo Lino Passos Machado

Head Of IoT


Diogo has a degree in Telecommunications Engineering and a master’s degree in communication networks, both from Fluminense Federal University, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He works at Petrobras for 17 years, having led the development and implementation of several IT and Telecommunications projects for Upstream and Downstream areas, in Brazil and abroad. Also, he led the operation and maintenance team that supports IT systems for Industrial Automation.

Diogo is currently the IT Manager of Business Partner and software development areas for Midstream and the head of the Center of Excellence of Industrial IoT at Petrobras.

Graham Foubister

IDT Manager Operational Technology


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Brian Lynch

Head Of IoT


Brian Lynch moved to his current role of Vice President Strategic Business Relationship Management IDS in 2022 from TechnipFMCs Subsea EPC Projects division where he had gained an extensive background over a period of 18 years in major projects and asset management.

Brian is responsible to translate business needs and to drive alignment of technology and IT strategy in all areas of the global business.

Mikhail Naugolnov

Head of Digital Projects Sector


Mikhail Naugolnov has over 15 years of experience in Oil and Gas sector covering both technical and economical aspect among R&D and digitalization in Petroleum industry. He has a degree in ‘Petroleum engineering’ along with a PhD in ‘Economics of digitalization of oil company’. He has held several technical positions in the R&D area in the past and at present contributing to the digitalization of Serbian national oil company as a Head of Digital Projects Department.

Derrick Sawyer

Regional Director EMEA

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Valenti Roca

Chief Commercial Officer

With over 18 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Valenti Roca is a passionate and strategic leader specializing in private and mission-critical networks. Currently, he serves as the Chief Commercial Officer at Boldyn Networks, where he leverages his in-depth expertise in new business development, group management, and telecommunications engineering to develop and execute the commercial strategy for the European market. Previously, as a strong believer in the power of collaboration and innovation to drive positive change, Valenti has dedicated years in delivering innovative solutions for public safety, industry 4.0, and smart cities. He holds an MBA from EADA Business School and a M.Sc and B.Sc in Telecommunications Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Mahad Nadeem Janjua

Data Scientist

Mahad Janjua is a Data Scientist working at Wintershall Dea. With an academic background in Applied Geophysics, Mahad has experience working in subsurface domains such as Seismic Imaging Geophysics at CGG as well as Exploration Geophysics at Wintershall Dea. Mahad currently is working in Wintershall Dea Norge AS on innovative Data Science and Artificial Intelligence projects set up for optimization and automation of value generative subsurface workflows. His key interests lie in the subfields of Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision, and his most recent projects focus on Generative AI implementations for multiple subsurface use cases.

Liron Ben-Horin

VP of Systems Engineering

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Ismail Ait Mouhou

OT Security Advisor

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Robin van Dijk

Product Manager OT security

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Alexander Allmendinger

OPC Europe Rep


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