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Leadership in the Digital Age -- Interview with Michelle Pfleuger
Recorded On: 10/17/2019
Leadership is always important in any strategic program, but is the leadership challenge different in a digital world any different than for safety or for operational excellence programs? This podcast series will ask leadership of global oil & gas companies for their views and experiences on how leadership challenges are similar or different in the world of digital transformation.
Tune in to this 30-minute interview to gain insight into this industry expert’s personal views and professional experiences on how leadership challenges are similar yet different, in the world of digital transformation.
Interview with: Michelle Pfleuger, General Manager, Digital Innovation and Acceleration, Chevron
Interviewed by: Jim Crompton, Reflections Data Consulting / CO School of Mines
General Manager, Digital Innovation and Acceleration, Chevron
Michelle’s team is responsible for expanding and accelerating digital innovation across the enterprise. Michelle’s career with Chevron has given her the opportunity to work in multiple countries, with leadership responsibilities ranging from roles in field operations (Offshore Installation manager on Agbami FPSO, Nigeria), to production engineering (Lead Production Engineer in Block 2, Angola), to central technology groups (Petroleum Engineering Consultant in Chevron’s Energy Technology Company). By furthering her education through a Master’s degree in Applied Statistics, she expanded her knowledge in advanced data analytics and complimented her experience in Chevron’s efforts around i-field, Upstream Workflow Transformation, and Lean Six Sigma. Michelle has passion around the transformation of business and workflows through the integration of data analytics and digital technologies.
A native of California, Michelle received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from University of California Berkeley in 2000 and a Master’s Degree in Applied Statistics from Texas A&M in 2011. Michelle is a lifetime member of the Society of Women Engineers and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
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