This session kicks off the Energy and Resources track at Oracle OpenWorld by awarding the annual Oil and Gas Industry Excellence Awards. You will hear from the winners themselves and how they have deployed a new generation of engineered solutions that are helping their companies transform the way the oil and gas sector develops and delivers energy to the world in a safe and cost-effective manner. You will also hear from Oracle Oil and Gas industry leaders and from Hitachi Consulting.
Andre Butler, VP, Consulting Services Read Full Bio
Andre Butler is a Vice President in the Hitachi Consulting Oil & Gas Practice. Andre, who is based in Houston, Texas, has over 20 years of industry and technology consulting experience.
He has been involved in numerous engagements related to process improvement, ERP implementations, software design and development. Andre has experience in the Legal, High-Tech, Distribution and Oil & Gas industries. Most recently, Andre’s clients have spanned contract drillers, mid-stream, oil field services and manufacturing clients.
He earned his BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Houston.
Tuesday, October 2, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Proactive Transformational Thinking in Oil & Gas
The Oil & Gas executive suites are in constant reaction mode, responding to changing domestic energy policy, new regulations, commodities volatility, and dynamic M&A activity. But leading companies know that the best defense is to go on the offensive. In business terms that means proactively re-designing supply chains, transforming operational effectiveness, and linking reporting to insightful analytics. Hitachi Consulting Executive Vice President Doug Allen, a former CIO himself, will discuss how the firm has delivered such technology-enabled transformations. Learn more about the Executive Edge program
Doug Allen, Executive Vice President, North America Hitachi Consulting Read Full Bio
Douglas Allen is executive vice president of our U.S. Consulting business. He previously handled U.S. Managed Solutions, including Managed Services, AMO, and Offshore Development, and prior to that was responsible for business development, strategic account development, and managing the delivery team in the Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the United States.
Allen has a strong background in IT strategic planning, systems integration and business process reengineering. Prior to joining Hitachi Consulting, he was CIO at a billion dollar public transportation company. He led the company through the systems integration of more than 60 acquisitions and the deployment of Oracle Applications and other third party systems. He was also CIO of an Internet infrastructure company, which he led through the integration of five acquisitions and the implementation and deployment of Oracle E-Business Suite. He has worked with numerous manufacturers and distributors during that last 10 years, mainly overseeing enterprise-wide process and IT system implementation initiatives.
Allen graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration in accounting from Washington State University.
*The Executive Edge is an invitation-only program.
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