episode 706

Creating Innovative Sustainable Business Models with the CDOs of Chevron and Ameren

Frank Cassulo is the Chief Digital Officer of Chevron, a role he joined about two years ago and the first person to occupy the CDO role at the company. As CDO, Frank is responsible for the delivery of digital through platforms for the enterprise, modernization of the company’s technology, and partnership between IT and the business. He brings a breadth of experience to the role after just over 22 years with the company having served in a variety of different functions including most recently as the President of Chevron, Canada. Bhavani Amirthalingam is the Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Information Officer of Ameren. Ameren is a roughly $6 billion revenue St. Louis-based company with 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000 square mile area that it covers. Prior to Ameren, she served as the Chief Information Officer of North America for Schneider Electric and also as a technology executive at World Wide Technology. She was also recently named one of the 50 innovative technology leaders by Forbes. October 13, 2022

706: Frank and Bhavani speak with Metis Strategy’s Chris Davis about creating innovative sustainable business models. Both executives share what sustainability means for their respective businesses and how technology unlocks new revenue streams. Frank gives insight into the use of industrial IoT at Chevron and looks at driving an ESG strategy through a global lens while Bhavani provides advice for executives operating outside the energy sector on how to build an effective ESG strategy at their companies.

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The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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