Steve Nunn is President and CEO of The Open Group – a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. He is also President of the Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA). Steve joined The Open Group in 1993, spending the majority of his time as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He was also CEO of the AEA from 2010 until 2015. Steve is a lawyer by training, has an L.L.B. (Hons) in Law with French and retains a current legal practicing certificate. Having spent most of his life in the UK, Steve has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007. He enjoys spending time with his family, walking, playing golf, 80’s music, and is a lifelong West Ham United fan.
Phillip Jong has been with Shell for 35 years in research, application development, and data management. He has held development and leadership roles in seismic processing, seismic interpretation, quantitative interpretation, and subsurface data foundation. He was involved in developing Shell’s pre-stack interpretation software, Shell’s proprietary QI software, and Shell’s internal subsurface data platform. Phillip was elected in 2018 as the first OSDU Forum Chair and was reelected to a second term in November 2020.
Johan Krebbers is VP IT Innovation and GM Emerging Digital Technologies for Shell and in these roles he is accountable for defining the future elements of the IT strategy for Shell & spotting new Digital technologies. As part of these roles he maintains an active link with external parties and in particular start ups. As part of his Shell role in The Open Group, Johan has initiated the Open Footprint™Forum and is the lead of the OMC of the OSDU Forum now with over 190 members. Johan is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Before this role Johan was the VP Architecture for Shell, where he created and developed the global architecture practice across Shell. Johan has executed many different IT roles in Shell across multiple locations.
Raj Kannan is an enterprise and cloud software technology leader and a Schlumberger recognized Advisor, who has been contributing to upstream oil and gas for nearly 23 years. He plays the role of Program Management Committee (PMC) lead for the OSDU and manages the development and delivery of all the code development projects within the OSDU. He has been instrumental in setting up the PMC’s governance, relationship to the standards sub-committees and the engagement model with the OMC (OSDU Management Committee) and the Forum at large. He oversees the crucial OSDU (R3) ‘Mercury’ release development activities and is directing the community of developers towards delivery of this release.In his current position in Schlumberger as DELFI Enterprise Advisor, Raj is responsible for working with key enterprise customers around the world to understand their digital transformation requirements and map them effectively to a digitally enabled solution using both the open-source OSDU data platform and Schlumberger DELFI SaaS services. Raj has been instrumental in the management and development of cloud & data architectures, system integration, openness strategy, cloud deployment, security and operations etc., to ensure delivery and adoption of petrotechnical applications for the industry and recently the delivery of an open-source industry-wide data platform with the OSDU Forum.
For over 20 years I have been a successful problem solver across a variety of highly complex digital and technology teams. My career has progressed from geoscience interpreter, model builder, workflow developer and software trainer to leading a group at the forefront of big data and enterprise search technologies. Today, I lead an innovative team of experts who cover a broad spectrum of bp businesses across production, operations, refining, finance, procurement and into sustainability. Our aim to provide them with all their data needs including data management, geospatial, engineering, analytics and science coupled with deep knowledge of the latest technology.
Michael Deal is vice president of Research, Technology and Digital Development for ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions Company. As an avid and curious geoscientist, he has more than 20 years of upstream oil and gas experience with ExxonMobil upstream research, exploration, development, production companies and the corporate headquarters. Michael wants to live in a world filled with innovative businesses, powered by digital breakthroughs that delivers new technologies and transforms the energy industry. Prior to his current role, Michael was located in Melbourne, Australia and served as Asia Pacific vice president for exploration and new ventures - a great fit for his interest in travel. Other positions have included an upstream advisor to the Management Committee of Exxon Mobil Corporation in Irving, TX, research manager for geophysics, and operations manager responsible for development and production geoscience. He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Tulane University and a Ph.D. in Geophysics from Princeton University. Michael is a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. A native of New Orleans, he also loves running, swimming and experiencing new cultures and cuisines.