Overseeing the implementation of an Integrated Operations Center (IOC) to enable remote plant operations, integrated work processes across all departments and data-driven decision making for a major fertilizer manufacturer. The IOC allowed for the business to do real-time identification and coordination of opportunities for production increases and operational efficiency improvements.
Developed a vision and strategy to implement an Integrated Operations Center (IOC) for a large potash mining operation, which facilitated remote mine operations and integrated, real-time business processes. The IOC enabled the mine to move from a siloed management of operations to a view across the entire business—from mining to milling to loadout operations.
Established a $7-million country-entry IT investment program for a major international oil company in India. Over the course of 18 months, I identified vendors, necessary equipment, local partners and suppliers to stand up all aspects of IT required for the new country team.
Part of a crisis team that managed an international oil company’s response to the Libyan revolution during the Arab Spring. The revolution cut off the company’s communications infrastructure, which required us to identify alternate modes of verbal, video and written communication. Once the staff was safely evacuated, I worked with security and business teams to develop and execute a technology re-start plan.
Managed a significant breach of cyber security for a global oil company operating in Russia, which involved complex local government relationships. I helped protect the corporate network server and established a protocol for how the company would respond to future cyber attacks.
Created an IT strategy for the Exploration Function of a global oil company. Not only did this provide a roadmap for utilizing digital strategy and innovation, but it also created five new staff positions and initiated an IT innovation and investment program valued at over $2 million in initial projects in the first year.
Transformed the global work planning processes for the exploration division of a leading oil company. The company needed a process for planning and executing the projects their employees worked on globally. I developed a strategy for allocating key skill sets to the most valuable prospects internationally, which maximized efficiency throughout the company.
When a large onshore oilfield was not utilizing technology to its advantage, I was tasked with creating a strategy to implement business intelligence, wireless computing and real-time location awareness. This resulted in significant operations efficiencies company wide.
Overhauled a multi-vendor IT Project Management Office to improve delivery against scope, schedule, budget and quality. Implemented a cross-supplier project performance management framework that resulted in a measurable improvement in project delivery by all vendors and suppliers. This rethinking allowed the project management office to share learnings across vendors, hold vendors accountable for delivery, ensure quality of outcomes for stakeholders and bring in learnings for continuous improvements to use for future projects.
Oversaw a multi-vendor Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence team for one of the top global oil companies. This involved a significant off-shore component, managing project planning, implementation and delivery. I introduced and managed a system for evaluating key data and provided reporting services across many data sets. This streamlined the oil company’s ability to evaluate operations and identify improvements based on data.
Oversaw a four-year, multimillion-dollar restructuring process of oil movements for a major pipeline operator. This allowed for shippers, pipeline operations and producers to work together more efficiently through modern communication methods. I implemented a new volume accounting system that resulted in streamlining operations for all stakeholders.