Welcome!

News Feed Item

Chevron VP & CTO John McDonald to Speak at 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit

PALM SPRINGS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 -- The 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit, presented by International Business Forum and chaired by Technology Partners' Ira Ehrenpreis, on February 6-7 in Palm Springs, California, announced today that John McDonald, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) will speak on a panel at this year's Clean-Tech Investor Summit titled, "Fossil & Renewables: Friend, Foe or Frenemies?" along with Don Paul, Executive Director of the Energy Institute at the University of Southern California. Mr. McDonald and Mr. Paul are part of the line up of the clean-tech and energy industries' thought leaders, visionaries, and innovators who will be speaking at and attending the 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit.

Mr. McDonald is the corporate officer responsible for Chevron's technology strategies and three technology companies representing about 7,000 employees: Energy Technology Company, which conducts research and development and provides technology services to Chevron's operating units; Information Technology Company, which manages Chevron's digital assets worldwide; and Chevron Technology Ventures, which invests in innovative venture capital startups, technology transfer, and new business models in conventional energy, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Mr. McDonald graduated with an honors bachelor of science degree in geophysics in 1975 and began his career with Texaco that same year as a geophysicist in the company's Calgary Canada office. He went on to hold positions of increasing responsibility at various locations around the world, including vice president for Texaco's Exploration and Production Offshore Gulf of Mexico Division in New Orleans; vice president, Exploration and Production, for Texaco International in London with responsibility for Europe; and following the merger of Chevron and Texaco in 2001, president and managing director of ChevronTexaco Upstream Europe, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Before his current appointment, Mr. McDonald served as vice president of Strategic Planning for Chevron Corporation, responsible for advising senior corporate executives in setting strategic direction and for resource allocation, operating unit performance measurement and mergers and acquisitions.

Every year the Summit convenes the who's-who of the clean-tech sector including thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and service providers. It is one of the rare times when the sector's most influential thought leaders gather to discuss the most critical issues facing the clean-tech sector. In addition, the 9th Annual Clean-Tech Summit will feature some of the most interesting, provocative, and compelling speakers at what has clearly become one of the best clean-tech networking events of the year.

To register for the clean tech industry's top investment summit please visit: www.cleantechsummit.com

This year's Sponsors for the Clean-Tech Investor Summit include Robert W. Baird & Co., Orrick, Silicon Valley Bank, Mintz Levin, Wells Fargo, Deloitte, PwC, Morrison & Foerster, Grant Thornton, DLA Piper, Ernst & Young, J.P. Morgan, Canaccord Genuity, Goldman Sachs, IRTH Communications, Hobbs & Towne, Morgan Stanley and Sherwood Partners.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

Contact:
Dilek Mir
Managing Director
IRTH Communications
http://www.irthcommunications.com/
Email Contact
310-928-3288

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor - all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
"MathFreeOn.com is a line coding platform for engineers and scientists. When they want to solve an engineering problem and they have to use software - they have to pay a lot of money for licenses - but with MathFreeOn you don't have to pay a lot of money. Just go to our site and write the code and you can check the result right away," explained Simon Lee, CMO of MathFreeOn, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Cla...
Enterprise IT has been in the era of Hybrid Cloud for some time now. But it seems most conversations about Hybrid are focused on integrating AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google ECM into existing on-premises systems. Where is all the Private Cloud? What do technology providers need to do to make their offerings more compelling? How should enterprise IT executives and buyers define their focus, needs, and roadmap, and communicate that clearly to the providers?
The many IoT deployments around the world are busy integrating smart devices and sensors into their enterprise IT infrastructures. Yet all of this technology – and there are an amazing number of choices – is of no use without the software to gather, communicate, and analyze the new data flows. Without software, there is no IT. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products at Bsquare Corporation; Alan Williamson, Principal...
Video experiences should be unique and exciting! But that doesn’t mean you need to patch all the pieces yourself. Users demand rich and engaging experiences and new ways to connect with you. But creating robust video applications at scale can be complicated, time-consuming and expensive. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Zohar Babin, Vice President of Platform, Ecosystem and Community at Kaltura, discussed how VPaaS enables you to move fast, creating scalable video experiences that reach your aud...
Get deep visibility into the performance of your databases and expert advice for performance optimization and tuning. You can't get application performance without database performance. Give everyone on the team a comprehensive view of how every aspect of the system affects performance across SQL database operations, host server and OS, virtualization resources and storage I/O. Quickly find bottlenecks and troubleshoot complex problems.
President Obama recently announced the launch of a new national awareness campaign to "encourage more Americans to move beyond passwords – adding an extra layer of security like a fingerprint or codes sent to your cellphone." The shift from single passwords to multi-factor authentication couldn’t be timelier or more strategic. This session will focus on why passwords alone are no longer effective, and why the time to act is now. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Chris Webber, security strateg...
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
"We are an all-flash array storage provider but our focus has been on VM-aware storage specifically for virtualized applications," stated Dhiraj Sehgal of Tintri in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"We are a leader in the market space called network visibility solutions - it enables monitoring tools and Big Data analysis to access the data and be able to see the performance," explained Shay Morag, VP of Sales and Marketing at Niagara Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance – how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders – from customers to the board – will be able to understand and comprehe...
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smart...
Complete Internet of Things (IoT) embedded device security is not just about the device but involves the entire product’s identity, data and control integrity, and services traversing the cloud. A device can no longer be looked at as an island; it is a part of a system. In fact, given the cross-domain interactions enabled by IoT it could be a part of many systems. Also, depending on where the device is deployed, for example, in the office building versus a factory floor or oil field, security ha...
An IoT product’s log files speak volumes about what’s happening with your products in the field, pinpointing current and potential issues, and enabling you to predict failures and save millions of dollars in inventory. But until recently, no one knew how to listen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Dan Gettens, Chief Research Officer at OnProcess, discussed recent research by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and OnProcess Technology, where MIT created a new, breakthrough analytics model for s...
In IT, we sometimes coin terms for things before we know exactly what they are and how they’ll be used. The resulting terms may capture a common set of aspirations and goals – as “cloud” did broadly for on-demand, self-service, and flexible computing. But such a term can also lump together diverse and even competing practices, technologies, and priorities to the point where important distinctions are glossed over and lost.