Sverre Brandsberg-Dahl

Microsoft Corporation

Chief Technology Officer, Energy Industry

Sverre Brandsberg-Dahl is the CTO for the Energy industry at Microsoft where he leads Microsoft’s efforts in bringing the latest technical innovations in Cloud Computing and AI to the energy industry. With a passion for technology and innovation he is positioning Microsoft to work with customers, partners, and governments as they accelerate their adoption of cloud technology while focusing equally hard on the transition to clean power and emissions management. Prior to joining Microsoft, Sverre was the Global Chief Geophysicist at PGS. He started his career with BP working as a research geophysicist in the company’s Upstream Technology organization. Sverre holds a PhD from The Center for Wave Phenomena (CWP) at Colorado School of Mines and an MSc from The Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Sessions With Sverre Brandsberg-Dahl

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 11:30am - 12:10pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 05:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 06:10 pm

    Digital & Emerging Technologies & the Low-carbon Future

    Panel Digitalization/AI/Machine Learning/Robotics/Cybersecurity Energy Transition/Climate & Sustainability Carbon Management/Decarbonization

    Achieving our goals to lower carbon emissions will require advancements in technologies across the energy ecosystem. Increased access and usage of digital assets is essential to assist this goal. What are the existing digital tools readily available? How are companies applying these digital assets in their carbon management forecasts? Digital has successfully enabled adoption and deployment of technologies in many industries—where do we see digital’s greatest roles as an enabler in a low-carbon future and to which technology groups would we expect the biggest impact? Which low-carbon technologies do we anticipate having the largest impact on the path toward a net-zero future? Are there particular signposts we should look-out for? What are the key challenges in wide-spread adoption of emerging technologies and how can we accelerate deployment?