Managing Venture Executive, Chevron Technology Ventures
Kemal Anbarci is the managing venture executive for Chevron Technology Ventures. He is responsible for oversight of all venture capital activities in Chevron and using venture capital as a conduit to integrate new technology solutions into company operations. During his more than 27 years with Chevron, Kemal has held a variety of upstream responsibilities in field development, reservoir engineering, corporate and strategic planning, non-operated joint venture management, business development and technology management. He earned a master’s degree in operations research and holds a doctorate and master’s in petroleum and natural gas engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He also holds an MBA from the University of California, Irvine, and a bachelor’s in petroleum engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
Venture Investing inherently comes with uncertainty and is a great fit for Decision Analysis to deal with cognitive biases, along with data that is already available. A good fit for this session are people who make venture investment decisions as their day job.