Sid Bhattacharya

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Worldwide Head of Solutions, Energy

Sid Bhattacharya is the Worldwide Head of Solutions for the Energy Industry Business Unit (IBU) at Amazon Web Services (AWS). For the Energy IBU, Sid is responsible for building innovative solutions by combining all AWS capabilities with those of AWS partners, which enables energy companies to consume the best in class technologies to solve their unique business problems. These solutions help energy companies optimize their legacy business while making them less carbon intensive, and in accelerating their progress to further develop their renewable energy portfolio. Prior to leading the Energy Solutions organization at AWS, Sid was the Director and co-founding member of the Data Science and Analytics business in the Energy sector for Accenture. In this role, Sid was responsible for designing Accenture’s foray into a then new market by defining their Go-To-Market Strategy and creating their portfolio of products, solutions and accelerators. As the leader of the Data Science and Analytics practice, Sid was responsible for building technical and commercial teams to create one of the world’s largest Data Science & Analytics practices that served Accenture’s Oil & Gas, Mining, Chemicals, Power, Utilities and Renewable Energy clients. Prior to his role at Accenture, Sid was the founder & CEO of a company focused on integrity failure in late-life Oil & Gas assets and assessing the related environmental impacts. He created an analytics platform that would enable operators to identify and predict the risk of well integrity failures post abandonment and any associated environmental impacts. In this role, Sid also oversaw the development of one of the first Oilfield marketplaces where asset level trades could be made. This entity was acquired by a consortium of operators in Australia. Sid is a Petroleum and Mechanical Engineer by background and spent numerous years working around the globe in various field engineering roles with BP, ExxonMobil & Santos. He is also a trained economist holding a Masters’ degree in Energy Economics from Rice University and is currently based in Houston, Texas.  

Sessions With Sid Bhattacharya

Monday, 1 March