Raj Rapaka


Digital Transformation Advisor

Raj is a Digital Transformation Advisor with ExxonMobil and has been with the firm for ten years. Over the course of his career, Raj has worked in consulting, marketing, commodities trading, and GHG program management – but found his calling in business transformation. He is an ardent student of business history and is passionate about recognizing, understanding, and leveraging the forces of change. He is the creator of the SELF-HELP business improvement framework, and uses his background in engineering, technology, and finance to ideate, advocate, and execute step-change initiatives. Raj spearheads ExxonMobil's efforts around Blockchain and is a board member on the Blockchain for Energy consortium.

Sessions With Raj Rapaka

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 09:30am - 10:10am (CST) / 08/mar/2022 03:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 04:10 pm

    Growth & Success of Blockchain in Oil & Gas Supply Chains

    Panel Digitalization/AI/Machine Learning/Robotics/Cybersecurity Energy Infrastructure/Supply Chain

    Now more than ever, it is imperative that industrial supply chains turn to technology to reduce costs, maximize efficiencies, streamline operations, and improve timelines. The adoption of blockchain-powered smart contracts can afford operators and service providers alike a surefire way to guarantee transactional certainty, automate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting and improve bottom lines in a low-risk environment. The oil and gas industry’s role in the great energy transition and emerging ESG landscape is contingent on the industry’s ability to transform itself and find approachable and repeatable methods that scale. Where best to get started with blockchain? Why is now the best time? How can commercial agreements be tied to ESG reporting? What are partnerships and consortiums doing right now for the industry?

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 09:30am - 10:15am (CST) / 09/mar/2022 03:30 pm - 09/mar/2022 04:15 pm

    ESG Small Group Workshop

    Workshop Finance & Investment/Trading & Risk Management/ESG

    Come join us for an interactive parsing of ESG. Explore questions and approaches like:

    · What is the commonality among ESG challenges?

    · How do different technologies address ESG challenges?

    · What are the pros / cons of different execution structures?