Rashi Gajula

Automation & Digital Transformation Leader, Pioneer Natural Resources

Vice-Chairperson, Blockchain For Energy

Rashi Gajula is an established leader with 22 years of upstream Oil and Gas IT experience and a proven track record of enabling business through technology. She leads Automation & Digital at Pioneer Natural Resources. As a senior leader, she plays a critical role in partnering with executives for aligning technical roadmaps to strategic business goals and delivering solutions which increase operational and capital efficiency. Rashi has also led several cross functional teams successfully in different organizational units to innovate rapidly with an extreme focus on change management and adaptability. She has a reputation in the firm for agile delivery of projects and products which have compelling value proposition and clear alignment with company strategy. As Vice Chair for Blockchain For Energy, she spearheads the oil and gas industry’s digital transformation by leveraging blockchain & related technologies through development of use-cases that catapult the collective journey of member companies into the new-era of sustainable energy development.

Sessions With Rashi Gajula

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?