Barbara Burger


President, Chevron Technology Ventures

Barbara Burger, PhD, is the President of Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV). CTV identifies and integrates innovative, externally developed technologies to address current and future business needs. Ms. Burger joined Chevron in 1987 as a research chemist and has held numerous management positions across International Marketing, Chemicals, Technology Marketing, and Lubricants. Ms. Burger serves on the Board of Oil and Gas Climate Initiative Climate Investment LLP, leadership counsel for Cyclotron Road, and the external advisory council for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. She also serves on the governing board of the MIT Energy Initiative and is a member of the MIT Visiting Committee. As an active alumni of the University of Rochester, Ms. Burger serves on the Board of Trustees and the university’s River Campus Libraries National Council. She established the Barbara J. Burger Endowed Scholarship in the Sciences and founded the Barbara J. Burger iZone, where students generate social and economic impact ideas. Her many civic and industry affiliations include leadership positions with Houston Exponential and the Houston Symphony. Ms. Burger holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Rochester, a doctoral degree in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and an academic honor MBA in finance from the University of California, Berkeley.

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