Anish Simon


Vice President, Emerging Tech & Innovation

As an energy executive working for Equinor, Anish Simon is at the forefront of shaping the energy transition to a Net Zero future. In his role as Vice President of Emerging Technologies & Innovation, he is responsible for delivering high-impact technology integration and implementation to shape Equinor’s future. His believes in understanding business challenges and addressing them through transformational and scalable application of technology and innovation. Technology focus areas for his organization include; AI/ML , Quantum Computing, Automation, Blockchain, AR/VR, Fusion, Distributed Energy Systems, DAC, CCUS etc. Prior to this role, Anish held various technology and business leadership positions within Equinor including the role of Field Development Manager in the Gulf of Mexico. Anish holds a Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering & Material Science from Texas A&M University.

Sessions With Anish Simon

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 01:30pm - 02:10pm (CST) / 09/mar/2022 07:30 pm - 09/mar/2022 08:10 pm

    Digitalization: Evolution or revolution?

    Panel Digitalization/AI/Machine Learning/Robotics/Cybersecurity

    New advancements in digitalization are disrupting the way businesses have been run for decades. Companies are achieving progress in their daily operations through increased reliance on digitalization. How is digitalization streamlining businesses and empowering them to better track and grow their assets? Is there a downside to the digitalization disruption?

Thursday, 10 March

  • 05:00pm - 06:30pm (CST) / 10/mar/2022 11:00 pm - 11/mar/2022 12:30 am

    “Next Gen” Future Energy Leaders Town Hall

    Diversity & Inclusion/Future of Workforce Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management/ESG Carbon Management/Decarbonization

    The race is on for innovative, fresh approaches to solve the world’s greatest energy and climate challenges. The emerging generation of future energy leaders, technologists, and entrepreneurs have unprecedented opportunity for impact and to create real change. The energy world is hungry and open to disruptive ideas. There never has been a more exciting—or urgent—time to be part of the energy industry. Join this special interactive “Next Gen” dynamic session, featuring rapid-fire insights by leading minds on energy innovation, along with CERAWeek Future Energy Leaders. How can we achieve net zero ambitions by 2050? How can we tackle climate change while meeting the planet’s need for more energy? What are the promising and scalable technologies? What are the challenges and most exciting opportunities?