Kentaro leads Digital Operations and CIO IT Strategy function at Chesapeake Energy. He is responsible for the corporate Digital Transformation as the company evolves its operating model to be digitally enabled across the enterprise. Teams he leads include Digital Product Management, Data Science & Advanced Analytics, IIoT, Data Governance, Central Reporting & Visualization, Enterprise Automation, GIS, Enterprise Architecture, and Technology Training & Adoption. Prior to joining Chesapeake, Kentaro led Cloud Advisory Consulting for the Southwest region at Accenture and worked extensively in emerging software technology and service areas. Kentaro holds a B.S. from Northern Arizona University and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University.