Attend this session to learn how Devon Energy is embracing the Consumerization of IT and leveraging Microsoft technology and Services to further its business goals and to drive innovation in its workforce culture in 2013 and beyond. In addition, hear about the key learnings Devon has gained since embarking on this project last year.
Speaker: Anurag Gupta, Senior Director Business Process & Administration – Devon Energy
Anurag Gupta is a Sr. Director in IT at Devon Energy. He joined Devon in 2009. In his current role, Anurag is responsible for collaboration technology (conference room technology, mobility and content management), IT support (service desk, IT training and communications, business partners), Business Intelligence, QA/Testing and Records Management. His key interests are in leveraging technology and people to make a positive impact on E&P worker productivity. Prior to Devon, Anurag worked in management consulting. He has an MBA from Duke University, MS from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and BS from IIT
Speaker: Quinton Crenshaw, Senior Manager of IT Services – Devon Energy
Quinton Crenshaw leads the Collaboration Services and Endpoint Computing Team for Devon Energy, a North American onshore oil and natural gas producer where his responsibilities include endpoint computing, collaboration and support for Devon’s 7,000+ workers. Quinton has a wide range of experience in business applications, software development, infrastructure, networking, managed services and process re-engineering. He has held positions in technology and services leadership for industry leaders in the energy, IT services and telecommunications sectors.
In his current position, Quinton is responsible for leading Devon’s key initiatives in content and collaboration management, knowledge management, application rationalization, virtualization, application delivery and collaboration technologies as well as leading the IT effort for design, construction and migration into Devon’s headquarters in Oklahoma City. Prior to joining Devon Energy, Quinton served as the Chief Information Officer for Maxum Petroleum, a national marketer and logistics company for petroleum products. While at Maxum, his focus was on stabilizing the IT infrastructure services, developing automation solutions to control inventory, resources and optimize cash flow.
Prior to joining Maxum, Quinton was a Senior Manager at Dell where he managed service transition, integration and service delivery for large, global outsourcing engagements. Prior to Dell, Quinton managed large, complex systems deployments and support services agreements for government, retail and telecommunications customers. Prior to entering the public sector, Quinton served as an artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps where he retired at the rank of Major. Quinton holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.