episode 693

Chevron CDO Frank Cassulo on Digital’s Role in Providing Clean & Reliable Energy

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. August 29, 2022

693: Frank discusses the role digital plays in Chevron’s overall strategy. As the first to occupy the role of CDO, Frank describes the responsibilities that fall under his new purview and how he has built his team drawing on talent from both inside and outside the company. He also covers how digital fits into the company’s three key strategic imperatives, customer and employee experiences, and efforts in providing clean reliable energy. Frank also touches on how he leverages ecosystems with startups to develop innovations and speaks to lessons he learned during the pandemic on how digital helps foster resilience at Chevron. Finally, he looks ahead at the trends in technology that excite him and reflects on the keys to his career success.

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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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