Rob van der Spek

Digital Lead Continental Europe, Middle-East and India, DNV GL – Oil & Gas, Netherlands

Rob van der Spek graduated in 1988 in Artificial Intelligence and was engaged for 30 years in projects and initiatives related to organizational performance and technology.
He has acted as management consultant to various International companies bringing together state-of-the-art knowledge about Information & Communication Technology (ICT), organisational factors and change management. During the nineties he was actively involved in building the first community of AI practitioners in the Netherlands.
Rob is currently digital lead for region Continental Europe, Middle-East and India in DNV GL Oil & Gas. His role is to develop digital services and products in close collaboration with clients and our partners.
Furthermore he is Head of Department Asset & Risk management Oil & Gas in the Netherlands.

15.05 - 15.20 CEST

Virtual Pipeline Summit 30 Jun

Keynote Speech "The role of digitalization in future-proofing the pipeline industry"

Digital Lead Continental Europe, Middle-East and India, DNV GL – Oil & Gas, Netherlands

 

How is digitalization enabling safer and more efficient operations of pipeline networks? Can the ‘monster’ of data be mined to inform more efficient inspection and maintenance programs? How can data quality and reliability be managed to harness the power of digital solutions?