Our Board Members
Chevron, Procurement/Supply Chain Enablement Manager
Stephanie Waters serves as the Procurement/Supply Chain Enablement Manager at Chevron, where she has enabled a culture shift to focus on the end users through the use of digital concepts and agile methodologies. During her tenure at Chevron, spanning more than twenty years, she has implemented and deployed many digital change initiatives as well as served as Chair of the IT Oil and Gas Benchmark Group.
OFS Portal, President and CEO
PIDX Board Member
Chris Welsh has over 35 years of Information Technology, eCommerce, and Consulting experience and has been a key player in Oil & Gas eCommerce since 1995. Chris has managed numerous global projects for operators, services companies, and eCommerce networks across the globe. He was a founding member of ACT Global Consulting Ltd and has been providing strategic advice and technology architecture solutions to the Oil & Gas industry since 2000. In March 2015, Chris became CEO and Chairman of the Board of OFS Portal LLC, a global member-based group of upstream oil and gas suppliers and service providers at the forefront of oilfield eCommerce. Chris is also Chair of PIDX International and sits on the board of ConnectONCE. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computing for Commerce and Industry and he is a keen rock climber and races a Ducati super-bike in his spare time.
BP, Chief Architect
Andreas Skubski is currently Chief Architect Portfolio Solutions and the Head of the SAP Solution Design Chapter within BP. In this role, Andreas is accountable for the strategy, roadmap, and delivery of IT&S SAP services.
Andreas has held various IT leadership and IT delivery roles in BP including Head of Functional Architecture, Delivery Lead for the global Downstream business transformation programme and more recently the Chief Architect for Upstream Operations transformation.
Prior to joining BP in 2002, Andreas was a member of the IT management team at ARAL responsible for the SAP Competence Center, looking after SAP operations and the capability agenda of the company.
Andreas graduated from the Business Academy in Essen in 1989 with a degree in Business Economics and Science.
Halliburton, Senior IT Director
Applications Services Group
Phil Rapatz is Senior IT Director of Halliburton IT Applications Services and is responsible for support and new development for all Halliburton corporate systems worldwide. He has more than 30 years in the Oil & Gas Industry, including operational and technology roles spanning the O&G value chain across exploration, upstream, downstream, and marketing and distribution as well as enterprise IT.
Phil’s current responsibilities include supporting all Enterprise Business Processes; HR, Payroll, Order to Cash, Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Marketing, Business Development, Legal and Engineering. He is currently driving strategic technology initiatives within Halliburton such as migration to SAP S/4, adoption of Agile and Dev/Sec/Ops, Cloud Migration and Cloud Application Services and Design.
Phil joined Halliburton in 2012 as Director of IT Infrastructure and Operations. Previously, he was IT Senior Manger of Digital Oil Field Production Management systems and Global Commodity Trading Systems Senior Manager at Chevron. He also served as Director of IT Technical Architecture and Refinery Systems Integration at Tesoro Petroleum. He holds a bachelor’s degree (BSc) in physics from the University of Victoria, Canada, and a master’s degree (MScE) in engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Canada.
Regional CIO MENAT and India
Amit, a seasoned IT Leader, is passionate about driving high impact strategic outcomes for businesses leveraging his technology expertise, customer centricity, people leadership skills and business acumen.
Amit is currently working as the MENAT and India region CIO for Baker Hughes. He additionally plays the roles of Digital Customer Experience leader and People leader for the MENAT and India IT teams. He also works in close partnership with the Regional Business CEO in defining the Digital Industrial Internet Go to Market Strategy for the BHGE business.
Amit has overall 18+ years of IT experience spanning IT Strategy and execution, P&L Leadership, Industrial Internet and ERP Consulting experience. Amit’s experience spans IT consulting and Industry IT roles in PwC (2000-2002), Computer Sciences Corporation (2002 to 2005 and 2012 to 2014) and GE (2005 to 2012 and 2014 to present).
Amit has completed his Management Education from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow in the year 2000 and his Degree in Electrical Engineering from V.J.T.I, Mumbai University in 1997. Amit is also a certified PMP from PMI. Amit is currently pursuing his Executive PhD from IIM Lucknow in Marketing. The research is on the impact of customer to customer collaboration in online communities on Brand Loyalty.
Amit is a graduate of the prestigious Executive Information Management Program from GE Crotonville. Amit has received multiple awards & appreciations for Leadership, Performance, Innovation and Teamwork during his stints with GE, CSC, Genpact and PwC. Some of the key awards received are the Strategic Initiatives Excellence Award from the GE O&G CEO, Diamond award from the CEO of Genpact, Employee of the Quarter Award at CSC and the award for Outstanding Performance at Genpact. Amit is a speaker at multiple Industry forums and B-Schools on various areas centered around Digital and Customer relationship management.
Chief Data Officer
Ellen is currently the Chief Data Officer of Chevron and is responsible for making data accessible and trusted throughout the enterprise to enable better decision making and value creation. She joined Chevron in mid of 2018 as General Manager of Category Management in supply chain and was responsible for providing leadership to improve sourcing strategies, organizational capabilities and supplier relationship management.
During her nearly 30-year career, Ellen worked in IT and procurement/supply chain in numerous industries including IT, automotive, FMCG and recently in Oil & Gas in senior and executive roles with companies like Henkel, Hewlett-Packard, GE CompuNet and Siemens.
She began her career as an IT System Engineer in Germany and has served in multiple leadership roles of increasing responsibility as global director and vice president in procurement, as regional CIO and head of Shared Services for Americas.
Ellen has led international teams in fast moving, disrupted industries; transformed processes, shared services and IT organizations; managed multiple acquisition integrations, company-wide digital transformations and improved business results by significant value creation.
She is recognized as a change agent with an ever-learning mindset and cultivates business relationships focused on teamwork and strong collaboration in global organizations. Ellen strongly believes diversity & inclusion is paramount to better performance.
Ellen is member of the Customer Advisory Board of Amazon Business and of the Executive Advisory Board ISM Houston. In Chevron she is Advisory Board Member of the largest employee network in Houston.
She holds a degree of IT engineering and is an avid golfer, hiker and very interested in news, podcasts & documentaries.
Global Services and Technology
Shawn Green is Manager, Global Services and Technology for ConocoPhillips. His current focus is development of strategies and initiatives to increase business automation as well as identification of efficiencies to streamline both business and supply chain process. He is also accountable for leading global teams that provide master data management, transactional processing, process improvement and eCommerce enablement.
Previously he served as Global Shared Services Director, Lower 48 Transactional Excellence Director, Requisition to Pay Project Implementation Manager and before that was on International assignment where he served as Supply Chain Manager for the Western Canada Region. He has also held positions in strategic sourcing, business development, technology commercialization and strategic planning including Supply Chain Director for EagleFord shale development.
Prior to joining ConocoPhillips in 2006, Shawn held a variety of positions at Marathon and ExxonMobil in project procurement management, category management/supplier relationship management, process engineering, technology, operations, business management and strategic planning.
In his spare time, Shawn volunteers for many community service organizations. He is a graduate of Leadership Houston and is a volunteer for Junior Achievement. He has also serves on the Board of Directors for the Southwest Minority Supplier Development Council.
Shawn received a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Tulane University as well as an MBA with concentrations in Finance and Management.
Schlumberger, Data Owner
Market to Cash Operations Systems
Miguel Munoz is currently the Data Owner for the Operations Systems and Digital Products that enable the Market to Cash process in Schlumberger; from the early leads capture, to the job planning and execution, through the billing and receivables management. Closely collaborating with the Process and Digital Products Owners, his role includes the governance over the data strategy, the data model, data security, master data and data integrations.
With 17 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Miguel has held various roles across Field Operations, HR-Training & Development, Engineering & Manufacturing, and IT.
Miguel graduated with “Excellence Honorable Mention” from the “Tecnológico de Monterrey” in 2003 with a BS degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.