AI for Oil & Gas at Shell
Johan Krebbers is Shell’s VP IT Innovation and GM Emerging Digital Technologies, based in Amsterdam. He is responsible for defining and driving the future IT strategy for Shell and identifying new digital technologies. In addition, Mr. Krebbers maintains active connections with external parties, particularly with startups.
Previously, Mr. Krebbers was the VP of Architecture for Shell, where he created and developed the global architecture practice across the company. In his 14-year career at Shell, Mr. Krebbers has held many different IT roles across multiple locations.
Daniel Jeavons is the General Manager of Data Science at Shell. He has led the award-winning Data Science Centre of Excellence since its inception in 2013, growing the team to around 120 individuals. In 2018, he was recognized as one of the top 50 data leaders in the U.K.
Before joining Shell’s digital organization in 2013, Mr. Jeavons worked in several IT organization roles including the Architecture team and the CIO office. He initially joined Shell in 2008 to work in the Finance team. Previously, Mr. Jeavons worked at Accenture in its Upstream Practice. He has extensive experience in business process design and improvement, business transformation, and large system (SAP) implementation.
Mr. Jeavons attended the University of Oxford and Malvern College.
Johan Krebbers and Daniel Jeavons discussed how Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s largest energy companies, conceives, builds, deploys, and scales AI applications. Shell is leveraging the C3 AI Suite as part of a strategy to scale AI applications across its global operations, spanning assets across more than 20 refineries, 25,000 oil and gas wells, and 40,000 service stations.