Hemant Kumar heads Upstream, Oil and Gas business for India, Middle East and APAC regions as part of Wipro’s Energy Natural Resources and Utilities business unit. His focus is building industry-aligned solutions & competencies in the areas of Digital Oil Field, Workflow Automation and Data Management. Hemant has over 14 years of upstream industry experience in both core and consulting domains. He started his oil and gas career with a large Indian NOC, working in offshore fields managing production operations. As an upstream IT consultant he has been helping oil and gas clients, globally, implement IT solutions in the areas of Production Surveillance, Optimization, Real Time Operations and Well & Reservoir Management. Hemant is a regular speaker at industry forums and has published several white papers and articles related to role of IT in transforming Upstream Oil and Gas industry.
Hemant has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Roorkee and MBA in Operating & Marketing from IIM Kozhikode.