Dan Jeavons

Vice President Computational Science and Digital Innovation - Shell

Dan Jeavons is the Vice President for Computational Science and Digital Innovation at Shell. He has been a key contributor to Shell’s digitalisation programme- a programme which has delivered significant value in cost savings, margin increases and production increases in 2020. He has been recognised for his industry-leading work in the area of Digital Transformation.

In 2020 he was listed in the Constellation Research #BT150 and Truata’s Top 100 Data Visionaries. He led the multi-award-winning Data Science Centre of Excellence since its inception in 2013, growing the team from the ground up to over 180 individuals.
The work of the team was most recently recognised as part of Constellation Research’s Supernova Awards in the Data to Insights category. He was part of the team which developed the Shell.ai brand which is now externally recognised, and the work of his team and their impact has been regularly publicised in mainstream journals like Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. He has also developed effective technology partnerships for example with Microsoft, contributing to Shell’s strategic alliance which was announced in 2020, and with Baker Hughes & C3.ai leading to the announcement of the Open AI Energy Initiative (OAI) in 2021.

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