Franz Deimbacher

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Head of Technology, Energy

Franz X. Deimbacher has over 25 years oil/gas industry experience and has been with Amazon Web Services since 2017 where he serves as the Head of Technology for Energy based in Houston, TX. Previously, Deimbacher was at IHSMarkit, the world’s leading provider of critical information, analytics and expertise for major industries and markets worldwide. As the VP Energy he was responsible for the technical and business transformation of IHSMarkit as well as innovation. Before that, Deimbacher was with Schlumberger, the world’s largest oilfield technology company, where he served in senior technical, operational, and management roles in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Russia, and the US. Deimbacher has also worked in several disruptive technology startup companies, and he is currently the VP of the Board of the Society of High-Performance Computing Professionals. Deimbacher has an MSc-degree in Petroleum Engineering and a PhD-degree in Reservoir Engineering, both from the Mining University Leoben, Austria. Deimbacher has over 40 professional publications and he holds several patents. 

SESSIONS WITH Franz Deimbacher

Wednesday, 3 March

  • 07:00am - 07:30am (CST) / 03/mar/2021 01:00 pm - 03/mar/2021 01:30 pm

    Agora Studio

    Agora Studio: Robots in the Energy Value Chain: What's ahead?

    Panel Digitalization
    If one tries to search for a silver lining that has come out of our current pandemic environment, it would be the advancement in technological breakthroughs in robotics for the energy supply chain. Robots are transforming the supply chain workforce by improving safety and efficiency for the energy industry. How are energy companies redesigning their workforce through training as they implement robotics in their supply chain? How are they repositioning their current talent and seeking new talent to operate these exciting technologies?