A big welcome to Hakan Sarbanoglu as he joins us as our new Vice President!
Hakan Sarbanoglu holds a PhD on Geographical Information Systems (GIS). His career started with a 10 years’ tenure in a Defense Mapping Agency with digital solution design and development roles and he established their first GIS department. He joined Shell in 1991, taking GIS expert and technology management roles in Turkey, Egypt, Norway and finally 8 years in London where he was the technical head of a global program of federated information systems across Shell.
The resulting Data Warehouse and MDM Automation software led to a spin-off software company (Kalido) in 2005 where Hakan held the Chief Solutions Architect position until 2008. He then joined Chevron as their Business Unit Architect in California. He led the digital transformations of Chevron’s Upstream Business Units in California and Kazakhstan and designed many solutions until 2015, when he moved to Chevron Headquarters in Houston as an Upstream Enterprise Architect. Hakan was recently assigned as Chevron’s Enterprise Information Architect aiming to define and harmonize future Information Architectures and Integration across the Chevron Enterprise in 2017.