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Geoffrey Cann

Geoffrey Cann

Geoffrey Cann is an international author, professional speaker and trainer to the global Oil and Gas industry. Following an early career with Imperial Oil, he joined Deloitte, where he carried out several hundred consulting assignments around the world, and eventually led a number of businesses, services and industry programs. Today, he specialises in digital innovation, produces a weekly article and podcast on digital issues in energy, and teaches an executive course on digital awareness. He published his first book, Bits, Bytes, and Barrels: The Digital Transformation of Oil and Gas, in January 2019. This edition is presently being translated for the mainland China market by the publishing arm of PetroChina. He is also a contributing author for Machine Learning and Data Science in the Oil and Gas Industry: Best Practices, Tools and Case Studies, released in March 2021. His latest book, Carbon, Capital, and the Cloud: A Playbook for Digital Oil and Gas, a study of the leading practices for digital in oil and gas, was released in March 2022, and is also being translated into Chinese. Geoffrey is an advisor to several digital technology companies in such areas as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing, robotics and the internet of things. Geoffrey releases a weekly article under the banner ‘Digital Oil and Gas’ on Substack, and publishes a weekly podcast called ‘Digital Innovations in Oil and Gas’, which is distributed to a number of services, including iTunes, Amazon, Google, YouTube and many others. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) from McGill University, and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business.