Amar heads the Solutions Productization program, which centralizes content, data, and energy models into easy-to-use digital data portal and policy simulator products. He has over two decades of experience building data and software products for the research and technology industry. Prior to joining KAPSARC, Amar was chief information officer for Swiftpage, responsible for all technology and product delivery. At Swiftpage he led the tech transformation into enterprise-ready digital platforms from a startup mode. Before that, he was information technology vice president at S&P Global, where he led the design and implementation of global data products delivery operations, tech platforms and strategies. He also served as senior director of i2 Technologies’ data consulting services division for a decade, holding several international positions.
Digital transformation has gained greater momentum during COVID-19 and is perceived by leading oil and gas enterprises as a pivotal vehicle to improve efficiency and accelerate the decarbonization of the oil and gas value chain. Historically, many large-scale digital applications have experienced setbacks and challenges and have under-delivered on what they had envisaged to fulfil. […]