Chief Technology Officer, Quantum Energy Partners
Sebastian leads all aspects of Quantum’s digital transformation and information technology. His primary duties include strategy development and the build-out of an industry-leading data science and automation platform for Quantum. He works closely with Quantum’s executive leadership and technical team to build Quantum’s next-generation digital platform and also with Quantum’s portfolio companies to build the ecosystem and tools they need to harness the power of cloud computing and artificial intelligence.
Prior to joining Quantum, Sebastian led Chevron’s digital transformation as the General Manager for Technology & Strategy. During his 13 years at Chevron he led Chevron’s cloud transition and their North America Upstream IT and Data Science teams. Prior to joining Chevron, Sebastian was the Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice-President at Trade-Ranger/Hubwoo, a publicly traded European company providing spend management and B2B eCommerce solutions to the energy industry. He started his career in Information Technology with SAP in Palo Alto, CA.
He holds an M.S. in Industrial Engineering and M.B.A. from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Karlsruhe Germany, and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Stanford University.
In 2021, Sebastian spoke at the North America Assembly on the panel: Digitalisation as a Means of Creating Synergies & Driving Industry Consolidation
He will be returning in 2022 to speak as part of the Fireside Chat on: The Digital Outlook: What is Digital Doing to Improve Asset Performance and Address Energy Transition and Energy Security Concerns?