Johan will discuss the importance of a common infrastructure to scale across large organizations. In such organizations, like Shell Group, the need for a clear target architecture and roadmaps to achieve it is always vital. At Shell, they take both historical and real-time data from all the oil rigs, pumps, refineries, valves and more and allow end users to create their own operational intelligence by modeling and visualizing the data to make it actionable. Johan will discuss how this is achieved throughout a global group of energy and petrochemical companies.
Since 2006 Johan Krebbers has been the Shell Group IT Architect and since 2010 as well the lead architect for the Projects & Technology Business in Shell, whereby the latter with a focus at differentiated IT. As Group IT Architect, he is fully accountable for the IT architecture across the entire Group including business, applications, data and infrastructure, Johan ensures the Shell Group has a clear target architecture and roadmaps to achieve it. An integral part of this is maintaining relationships with a variety of external parties and constant contact with the multitude of internal business leaders.
Between 2003 and 2006 Johan worked in Shell’s Exploration and Production business unit as Infrastructure Architect. And previous to this spent three years as Architecture and Development Manager for the Shell Group Infrastructure Desktop (GID) project, which rolled out the same desktop infrastructure to 130,000 users in over 130 countries.
Johan has been with Shell for over 30 years in many different IT positions in a variety of locations in the UK and Netherlands, and is currently based in Rijswijk, in the Netherlands.