• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Hussein Shel

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Director, Chief Technologist for Energy and Utilities

Hussein Shel is Director, Chief Technologist for Energy and Utilities at Amazon Web Services based in Houston Texas. His role champions the voice of leaders of enterprise customers and prospects, and, conversely, the voice of AWS back to the enterprises on AWS forward thinking and technology innovations in Energy and Utilities. He joined AWS recently from Microsoft where he was Chief Technology for Energy & Resources and Director of Strategic Customer Engagements partnering with many Energy companies around the world on their Digital Transformation and Energy Transition journey. Previously Hussein led the delivery of Microsoft Cloud High Performance Computing platform focusing on Oil & Gas industry. Hussein joined Microsoft in May 2017 after 10 years with Chevron where he worked in multiple business units in Upstream and Midstream shaping many of Chevron’s key technology strategies around Drilling and Completions, Production and Operations and Reservoir Management across their Energy assets. Hussein is a University of Houston Alumni with a Bachelor’s in management information system (2006) and a Master’s in Business Administration (2012). 

Sessions With Hussein Shel

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 09:30am - 10:10am (CST) / 07/mar/2023 03:30 pm - 07/mar/2023 04:10 pm

    Accelerating Digital Technologies

    Digital technologies hold great promise for improving the efficiency, effectiveness and carbon-intensity of oil and gas operations. Yet, recent history shows that the greatest challenge in realizing these benefits is being able to scale rapidly across the enterprise to move the needle on overall corporate performance. This session draws from hard-earned experiences to identify those technologies offering the greatest potential, the technical and organizational practices proving most effective at accelerating adoption, and new business models that are emerging as a result.