Karl Johnny Hersvik


Chief Executive Officer

Karl Johnny Hersvik, Chief Executive Officer, Aker BP, has held this position since May 2014. Prior to joining Aker BP, he served as Head of Research for Statoil. Mr. Hersvik has held a number of Specialist and Executive positions with Norsk Hydro and StatoilHydro. He currently holds a number of Directorships, all focused on promoting cooperation between industry and academia. Mr. Hersvik speaks very passionately about disrupting and transforming the industry, particularly by embracing digitalization and deploying strategic data sharing. Mr. Hersvik talks about his strategic improvement agenda and how industrial companies can survive the industry’s volatility and thrive in a digitalized future.

Sessions With Karl Johnny Hersvik

Wednesday, 3 March

  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm (CST) / 03/mar/2021 06:00 pm - 03/mar/2021 06:30 pm

    Agora Studio

    Agora Studio: How Is the Acceleration of Digital Technology Transforming Energy?

    Panel Digitalization

    Digital technologies are changing the future of energy – at a new pace and intensity since the beginning of the global pandemic. First movers are implementing projects across operational areas with the use of cloud and cognitive computing and automation, involving the integration of business processes and digitalization technology. Has digital transformation in a post-COVID world moved from luxury to necessity? How are companies achieving greater efficiency and production while reducing costs though these efforts?