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AMCHAM Energy & Environment Committee Meeting Webinar

Thursday, February 25, 2021

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM




TOPIC Digital in the energy industry
COST KRW 0 for members
KRW 0 for non-members
Noon, Wednesday, February 24, 2021

About the Speaker

Dr. Soonmin Bae, Senior Vice President, Institute of Convergence Technology, KT
Topic : Views on Smart Energy for Korea

Dr. Soonmin Bae aims to transform AI technology into meaningful services. To this end, she directed teams on Video Intelligence and Avatar at NAVER Clova and led Vision AI team for Robotics and security cameras at Samsung Techwin.

She recently joined KT to help its plan to transform itself from a telecommunication company to a digital platform company. KT is to further focus on artificial intelligence, big data, and cloud computing businesses.

Prior to industrial experiences, she worked on computational photography and received her Ph.D. and M.S. in EECS/CSAIL at MIT and earned her B.S. at KAIST.

Abhik Chatterjee, Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Topic : Challenges and approaches to deploying digital in the Energy industry

Abhik Chatterjee is a member of the Center for Digital in Oil & Gas at Boston Consulting Group. He is a core member of the firm’s Energy, Industrial Goods, and Technology Advantage practices, and leads BCG Platinion in India. He leads the firm’s work in digital procurement in energy for the Asia Pacific region. Abhik has advised private and public companies for over 15 years across Asia, the US, and Europe; serving oil and gas, power utilities, metals and mining, paper-pulp, and building materials organizations. His expertise includes strategy, enterprise architecture, data analytics in operations, operating model design, technology business build-out, and emerging technologies (AI and machine learning, industrial internet of things, and blockchain).

Abhik has led multiple large-scale transformations from strategy to implementation, change-enablement, and business value realization. He has increasingly worked on tech-led growth through innovation and venture-build for large corporations.

Prior to BCG, Abhik was with Accenture Singapore, leading digital strategy for Energy businesses in Asia Pacific. Before that he was with Tata Motors, India, overseeing their Technical Services function.

Ahmed Ibrahim,Vice President/Digital Asia Pacific, Baker Hughes
Topic : AI applications in the oil and gas/energy sector – case study review

Ahmed leads the Baker Hughes’s Digital business in Asia Pacific, covering multiple business segments including Drilling, Subsea Systems, Turbomachinery and Downstream Solutions. In this role, his primary goal is to take Oil & Gas companies on a journey to operational excellence using digital and analytics technologies.

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(email) amchamrsvp@amchamkorea.org

(phone) 02-6201-2255

Message from Co-chairs

Dear AMCHAM Members,
Happy new year. For our committee’s first meeting this year, we have the opportunity to hear from speakers from cross industry to talk about how digital will impact the energy industry. We look forward to your attendance to kick-off the year together with this first webinar!


Amcham Korea Energy & Environment Committee Co-chairs